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Sweetpea Bush

Podalyria calyptrata

Also known as

Large Pink Keurtjie, Water Blossom-Pea, Keur, Keurtjie, Keurblom, Ertjiebos, Waterkeurtjie

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Sweetpea Bush
A photo of Sweetpea Bush
A photo of Sweetpea Bush
A photo of Sweetpea Bush
A photo of Sweetpea Bush

Overview

There are few shrubs to beat Podalyria calyptrata , with its attractive, glossy, silvery foliage and masses of sweet-scented mauve-pink sweetpea-like flowers in spring, and it is easy to grow. It's also an excellent plant for the gardener wanting to attract bees, butterflies and birds to the garden. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special Features

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Attracts bees

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