Smooth parrot-pea facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSmooth parrot-pea
|Dillwynia glaberrima in Freycinet National Park|
This species is a spreading or erect shrub to 2 metres in height with cylindrical leaves to 2.5 cm long, with a short, often recurved apex. The bright yellow pea flowers have red markings and are proportionately quite wide. These appear in dense clusters at the end of the wiry branchlets from August to December (late winter to early summer) in its native range. It bears 4−6mm long pods with sparse hairs.
The species requires light shade and good drainage.
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