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Chorizema varium

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Chorizema varium Flame Pea, Limestone Flame Pea,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
Small native dark-green leaved scrambling shrub that grows approx. 30cm tall x 100cm wide. Brilliant, very brightly coloured orange/pink pea flowers appear in late Winter to early Spring. Great for adding colour to borders and pots.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Feature, Groundcover, Habitat, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Pink
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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