Australian Native Plants

  Bossiaea walkeri (Cactus Pea)


Bossiaea walkeri photo
Bossiaea walkeri, Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




CACTUS PEA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Bossiaea walkeri in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Cactus Pea

Description
The Cactus Pea is a shrub with grey-green succulent foliag and bright red pea flowers in autumn, winter and spring.

Height
2m - 3m

Spread
2m - 3m

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

Distribution
South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria., New South Wales,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Fabales
Family:Fabaceae
Genus:Bossiaea
Species:walkeri
Common Name:Cactus Pea