Viminaria juncea|Native Broom, Golden Spray

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Slender erect bright green weeping shrub.
Size (W x H)
2m x 2-5.5m
Juvenile leaves divided into 1-3 narrow lance-shaped leaflets 1-6cm x 3-15mm. Adult leaves reduced to wiry leaf stalks 3-25cm long.
Long drooping sprays of pea flowers to 20cm or more.
Flower colour
Yellow-orange often with red markings
Flower time
October to February
Growing conditions
Poorly drained soils in swamps and depressions. Full sun, semi shade.
Commonly used for
Fast growing plant for moist areas. Useful beside pools and wet areas where it provides a brilliant display in flower. Weeping form enhances pond background. Adaptable to drier conditions if it receives summer watering.
Available at indigenous nursery
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Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory