Slender Bush-pea

Scientific NamePultenaea tenuifolia
Size and formAn attractive, mat-forming prostrate shrub 30-50cm high and 30cm-1.5m wide
Flowers, leaves and fruitA showy display of small, bright yellow and red-tinged pea flowers occur from September to October. Fruit is a small, hairy ovate pod. The grey-green leaves are hairy and crowded with recurved margins. Leaves are subtended by small and light brown stipules.
Growing conditionsPrefers well-drained sandy soils in a full-shade or semi-shade position. Suitable for rockeries or understorey planting