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Dwarf Kowhai Overview
Sophora prostrata 'Little Baby' is an evergreen shrub cultivar from the Fabaceae family. The species is native to New Zealand and has interesting zig-zagging stems and delicate little rounded leaves. It is commonly known by the name Dwarf Kowhai and Sophora 'Little Baby'. This cultivar is smaller in size compared to the species it was developed from, Sophora prostrata. Flowers are yellow and appear in the spring, they have a beaked look during their development. Sophora 'Little Baby' is half-hardy and can cope with mild frost, particularly if kept in a sheltered position, grow in full sun or partial shade and well-draining soil.
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How to propagate Dwarf Kowhai
Seed in autumn; semi-evergreens may also be raised from softwood cuttings in summer.
Special features of Dwarf Kowhai
Other uses of Dwarf Kowhai
Grown for their habit, foliage and clusters of flowers.