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Chorizema cordatum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Chorizema cordatum Heart Leaf Flame Pea, Australian Flame Pea,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Rounded, Spreading

Description:
Small, native dark green leaved scrambling shrub. Brilliant, very brightly coloured orange-red pea flowers appear in late winter to early spring. A yellow flowering form is also available. Great for adding colour to borders and pots. Grows to approx. 80cm H x 1m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Pink, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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