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Purple Coral Pea

Hardenbergia violacea

Also known as

False Sarsaparilla, Vine Lilac, Australian Lilac, Australian Sarsparilla, Coral Pea, Native-Lilac, Purple Twining-Pea, Wild Sarsaparilla

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1m

1.5m

Min

50cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Purple Coral Pea Overview

This species is an evergreen climber. The leaves are ovate to lance-shaped and rich green. The flowers will consist of purple racemes from late winter to early summer.

How to propagate Purple Coral Pea

Seed

Sow the seeds in the spring after soaking for 24hours.

Cuttings

Root the cuttings in spring.

Other uses of Purple Coral Pea

Grown for their curtains of leaves and racemes of pea-like flowers.

Clay | Soil Specific

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