Australian Native Plants

Australian Native Plants - Peas





Aotus ericoides
(Common Aotus)
Aotus ericoides
Height
 0.5m - 1.5m
Spread
 0.5m - 1.5m
The Common Aotus is an upright spreading shrub. Flowers are yellow with red centre and produced in terminal sprays. Flowers in winter and spring. Read more >
Bossiaea walkeri
(Cactus Pea)
Bossiaea walkeri
Height
 2m - 3m
Spread
 2m - 3m
The Cactus Pea is a shrub with grey-green succulent foliag and bright red pea flowers in autumn, winter and spring. Read more >
Gastrolobium melanopetalum Gastrolobium melanopetalum
Height
 3m
Gastrolobium melanopetalum is a shrub with narrow ovate leaves about 2cm - 6cm long. It has purple black pea flowers in early spring to early summer. Read more >
Gastrolobium minus
(Broad-leaved Brachysema)
Gastrolobium minus
Height
 0.2m
Spread
 1m - 3m
The Broad-leaved Brachysema is a prostrate shrub and a member of the Pea family (Fabaceae). It has oval leaves that are dark green above and paler and silky below. The plant produces orange red flowers with yellow markings between July and October. Read more >
Gastrolobium praemorsum 'Bronze Butterfly' Gastrolobium praemorsum 'Bronze Butterfly'
Height
 0.5m
Gastrolobium praemorsum is a prostrate groundcover creeper or small shrub. The oval leaves have truncated tips and are dark green above and silky underneath. It has cream pea flowers that age to red between May and February. Read more >
Hovea acanthoclada
(Thorny Hovea)
Hovea acanthoclada
Height
 0.5m - 1.5m
Spread
 1m - 2m
The Thorny Hovea is an upright rigid prickly shrub. It produces profuse clusters of purple blue pea flowers in winter and spring. The leaves are small and elliptic, and dark green in colour. The stems are thorny. The fruit is a pod. Read more >
Hovea linearis
(Common Hovea)
Hovea linearis
Height
 2m
Spread
 1m
The Common Hovea is a slender upright shrub with hairy stems and branches. The lower leaves are elliptic or obovate, growing to about 1cm to 2.5cm long and 5mm to 10mm wide. The upper leaves are long and narrow about 3cm to 6cm long and 2mm to 4mm... Read more >
Jacksonia furcellata
(Grey Stinkwood)
Jacksonia furcellata
Height
 0.4m - 4m
Grey Stinkwood is greyish in appearance with leafless stems like broom. It is variable in form from prostrate groundcover to a weeping shrub or upright shrub. It produces yellow or orange flowers in late spring and summer (from October to March). Read more >
Platylobium formosum
(Handsome Flat-pea)
Platylobium formosum
Height
 1m - 2m
Handsome Flat-pea is a small to medium shrub that grows to about two metres in height. Its habit is an upright shrub, or trailing plant. The leaves are ovate or heart-shaped with very short stalks and grow up to 5 cm long and 2 cm wide. The plant... Read more >
Platylobium obtusangulum
(Common Flat Pea)
Platylobium obtusangulum
Height
 0.6m - 1m
Spread
 0.6m - 1.8m
The Common Flat Pea is an upright, trailing or straggling shrub that grows to about one metre tall. The leaves are triangular shaped with very short stalks and up to 3 cm long with a sharp tip. The pea flowers are orange yellow with red centres and... Read more >
Pultenaea pedunculata
(Matted Bush-pea)
Pultenaea pedunculata
Height
 0.2m
Spread
 1m - 3m
Matted Bush-pea is a prostrate shrub belonging to the pea family. The stems trail along the ground forming a dense mat that can spread to 3 m wide. The leaves are narrow elliptical and about 1 cm in length and 1 mm to 2 mm wide. It develops yellow... Read more >
Pultenaea scabra
(Rough Bush-pea)
Pultenaea scabra
Height
 1m - 2m
Spread
 0.5 m - 1.5m
Rough Bush-pea is an upright small shrub that grows to about one to two metres tall. The leaves are wedge-shaped (inverted triangular) with two lobes at the tip, and grow to about 15 mm long. The leaves have down curved margins and have a rough... Read more >
Templetonia retusa
(Cockies Tongue)
Templetonia retusa
Height
 0.3m - 2m
Spread
 3m
Cockies Tongue is a shrub that grows to about two metres tall (sometimes as much as four metres). The blue green leaves are elliptical and grow to about 4cm long and 2.5cm wide. It produces bright orange red pea flowers in late autumn, winter and... Read more >