A dense growing prostrate shrub with showy bright yellow to orange yellow pea flowers. It is long flowering, from early spring to mid summer. It does well in part shade in moist but well drained soils. It is drought and frost tolerant once established.
This is an endangered species in the wild.
|Scientific Name:||Pultenaea pedunculata|
|Other Common Names:||Eggs And Bacon , Matted Bush-Pea|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.2 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 3 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Yellow, Orange|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Propagation Method:||Seed, Softwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant|
|Special Uses:||Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects|
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