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Devil’s Pins

Devil's Pins is a spiky-leafed, small shrub with showy purple flowers.

Small Plants Prickly Characters Suitable for Pots

Noongar Name: Puyenak / Buyenak

Scientific Name: Hovea pungens

Performance: Will thrive with some care

Size: Small shrub with a maximum height of 1m

Flower: Purple

Flowering Time: Makuru- Kambarang (Jun-Nov)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, and Reptiles



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