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Purple Pea Bush / Pointed-Leaf Hovea

Purple Pea Bush / Pointed-Leaf Hovea

Hovea acutifolia

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Plant Details
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Care Information

Expected Height Range:

3 m

Spread Range:

1 m - 2 m

Preferred positioning:

Full sun, Partial sun, and Partial shade

Common uses:

Low maintenance garden and Specimen plant

Flower Season/s:

Spring

Flower Colour/s:

Plant life cycle:

Perennial

Habitat:

Wet forests and rainforest margins from south-east Queensland to the central cost of New South Wales.

Leaf information:

Dark green

Preferred Soil:

Well drained soil

A large sparse shrub that has small elliptical leaves with topside being a dark green and the underside a light brown/green. The new growth is a rusty colour adding to the visual diversity of this shrub. Delicate purple pea like flowers can be abundant in spring and provide good food for our pollinators. 

Care Considerations:

A light prune once a year after flowering will encourage more plant growth and flowers. Short lived, usually no longer then 7 years.
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