Gompholobium grandiflorum – Glory Pea

An attractive small shrub when in flower, with large pea shaped golden yellow blooms from late winter to spring. It has fine leaves arranged in groups of three, and the overall effect is of a very delicate plant when not in flower. Most common in Sydney sandstone country to the Blue Mountains, in open forest, so is best in dappled shade to sunny spots, in well drained sandy soil types.

Propagation is by seed which is collected in summer. It needs to be treated with boiling water to break the dormancy.

Scientific Name:Gompholobium grandiflorum
Family:Fabaceae
Common Name:Glory Pea
Other Common Names:Wedge Pea
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.4 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow, Gold
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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