A dense growing and mat forming hardy ground cover, this form has pale pink with darker markings on the flowers, produced from spring to early summer in profusion. It is good for planting on banks and retaining walls where it can spill over the edges, as well as for general ground covering. Frost hardy to -4 and tolerates dry spells well, and can be used in coastal gardens. Grows and flowers in part shade.
|Scientific Name:||Pultenaea pedunculata|
|Common Name:||Pea Bush|
|Plant Type:||Ground cover|
|Height:||0.2 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 3 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Playground friendly|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.