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A picture of a Velvety Yellow Bush Pea

Velvety Yellow Bush Pea

Argyrolobium tomentosum

Also known as

Umadlozana, Umlomomnandi

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Velvety Yellow Bush Pea

Trifoliate leaves, sparsely covered in soft, slender hairs above and more densely beneath
Pods are long and smooth, slightly curved with a narrow tip
Inflorescences of 8-30 flowers, yellow ageing orange to red
An evergreen, erect or scrambling, much-branched shrub

Velvety Yellow Bush Pea Overview

A scrambling, evergreen shrub with yellow flowers in spring and summer; it is a pretty garden plant and is one of South Africa’s magical medicinal plants. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape.

Special features of Velvety Yellow Bush Pea

Wind break

Hedge plant

Other uses of Velvety Yellow Bush Pea

Other uses