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Hovea acutifolia

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hovea acutifolia Purple Pea Bush, ,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Evergreen upright native shrub with dark green pointed leaves and masses of purple pea-shaped flowers appearing in Spring. Great for cottage and native gardens.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew

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: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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