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Crotalaria sp., Madagascar Pea, Canary beak, Cape Rattlepod

Crotalaria sp.

Madagascar Pea, Canary beak, Cape Rattlepod
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsUnknown name

This fine vining shrub bears showy sprays of bright yellow pea-flowers in Summer. Light colored bark and 3-foliate foliage. Drought tolerant, fast and easy. Hardy to USDA Zone 8.


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