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An erect plant about 2 mtrs tall with soft green, broad leaves and short racemes of bright orange pea flowers with deep red centres. The pods were interesting in themselves- a pale orange in colour and flat & triangular in shape. Leaves looked like they would be frost-resistant.
A native of Australia. This was spotted in a regenerated tract of land along a suburban road. It is seen in all eastern states of Australia and in Tasmania
This species is varied in habit and characteristics - see reference.
A beautiful plant said to attract lepidopterans, birds and insects.
Spotted on Oct 19, 2020
Submitted on Oct 20, 2020
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