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Podalyria calyptrata 'Compact Gem'


Podalyria calyptrata 'Compact Gem'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Large rounded shrub with grayish green leaves coated with fine silky white hairs. Pale pink-mauve scented flowers profusely over the shrub in spring and summer. Best in a warm sunny site. Needs well drained soil, avoid heavy frost.

 
Genus
Podalyria
Species   calyptrata
Cultivar   'Compact Gem'

Common name
Sweet Pea bush

Family name
Leguminosae
Place of origin
South Africa


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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