Kennedia Rubicunda "Dusky Coral Pea" seeds - buy in BULK and save
“Dusky Coral Pea”
Ideal sowing temp: 18-22C.
Position: Open & sunny once matured.
Preparation: Soak in just-boiled water 10-15 hours before sowing.
Sowing: Sow any swollen seeds on surface of a porous seed raising mix. Re-soak any seeds that have not swollen. Sprinkle lightly with seed raising mix
Care: Keep warm & moist, (18-22C) in a shaded or semi-shaded position. Water with fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed.
Sprouting: 10-30 days.
Endemic to WA, SA, VIC, NSW and Tasmania, mainly in coastal areas.
Hardy, prostrate ground covering vine to 2m with pea-shaped red and yellow flowers occurring over the cooler months from April to November.
Prefers a dry, light-medium soil in an open sunny position. Drought and frost resistant.
Scarlet pea-type flowers can be sucked to obtain sweet nectar. Flowers can also be used as a salad garnish or they be added to water where they’ll release a delicious nectar. The leaves can be steeped in hot water to create a liquorice-flavoured tea.
Vigorous flowering plant endemic to Victoria and New South Wales and Queensland.
It is a vigorous climber with stems up to 4m in length and oval-shaped leaflets in threes up to12 cm long. Dark red pea flowers occur from late winter to spring and are followed by hairy pods to 10cm.
It is killed by bushfire and regenerates from seed dormant in the soil.
Can be used to cover embankments or structures and adapts to a range of well-drained soils and positions with sun or partial shade. Resistant to drought and has some frost tolerance.
****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants). Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.