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Chorizema cordatum, Heart-leaf Flame Pea, Australian Flame Pea

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Chorizema cordatum

Heart-leaf Flame Pea, Australian Flame Pea
Family: Fabaceae
Origin: Western Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Chorizema cordatum is a bushy, evergreen shrub. The attractive and noticeable flowers are orange and red, 10 to 12 mm in diameter. The heart shaped (or narrower) leaves are 3 to 5 cm long with somewhat wavy edges. Different forms of the species are available, including a yellow-flowered form. Chorizema cordatum is best grown as an under storey plant where its thin, weak branches can be supported by other plants.



Chorizema cordatum, Heart-leaf Flame Pea, Australian Flame Pea

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