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River Pea

River pea is an easy-to-grow, large shrub with small red-yellow flowers.

Large Shrub Birds Flowers

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Gastrolobium ebracteolatum

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Large shrub with a maximum height 3m

Flower: Red/Yellow

Flowering Time: Djilba – Birak (Sep – Jan)

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 Birds


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