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Psoralea pinnata


Psoralea pinnata Psoralea pinnata

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Fast growing large shrub with attractive feathery dark green needle-like foliage. Sweetly scented bright blue flowers with white striped wings appear in spring through to summer. Grows in sun or shade, but best in a warm sunny site. Grows well in poor soil, must be free draining though. Semi-hardy to frost.

 
Genus
Psoralea
Species   pinnata
Cultivar  

Common name
Blue Pea

Family name
Fabaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Grows in sandy soils

Moisture
Soil must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils / Water well in summer / keep dry in winter

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate light frost only

Nourishment / 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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