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Purple Pea Bush
Hovea acutifolia
A small to medium fast-growing shrub which is stunning in flower. Grows to four metres with masses of purple pea flowers from July to September. Best planted in a lightly shaded position in well-drained soil. Suitable as a windbreak, hedge or in a large pot or tub.
Width
1 to 2m
Height
1 to 2m
Category
Shrub
Water Needs
600 to 900mm
Light Needs
Shade,Semi-shade
Maintenance
Medium
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Unknown
Greywater Tolerance
No
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
Blue
Foliage Colour
Dark Green
Climate Zones
Dry Subtropical Humid Subtropical Temperate
Soil Type
Loam Sand
Soil Additional
Well drained
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Bees Birds
Image License
"Holly-leaf Hovea" by jeans_Photos is licensed under CC BY 2.0