Pultenaea gunnii ssp. gunnii|Golden Bush-pea

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Narrow erect shrub.
Size (W x H)
0.5-2m x 0.5-1.5m
Tiny egg-shaped to lance-shaped leaves 2-6mm x 1-3mm, upper surface smooth or slightly wrinkled, pale sparse hairs below, margins curved under, tip pointed. Leaves often crowded. Stipules dark brown, tiny.
Terminal heads of pea flowers.
Flower colour
Bright yellow and dark red
Flower time
September to October
Growing conditions
Well drained soil in moist to damp foothill forests. Frost tolerant. Prefers partial shade but will grow in full sun..
Commonly used for
Very floriferous compact plant which looks good grown in swarms under trees. Pruning can extend the life of the shrub.
Available at indigenous nursery
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Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory