Dillwynia glaberrima|Smooth or Heath Parrot-pea

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Upright shrub.
Size (W x H)
1-2m x 1-2m
Narrow, shiny leaves 3-30mm x 0.5mm, tip curved down. Upper surface of leaf grooved.
2-6-flowered clusters of pea flowers in upper axils and at the ends of branches, on long stalks.
Flower colour
Yellow predominantly with a red centre
Flower time
August to December
Growing conditions
Dry well drained soils in eucalypt forests. Frost tolerant. Full sun, semi shade.
Commonly used for
An attractive shrub with showy flowers, suitable to plant under established trees.
Available at indigenous nursery
Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory