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Kennedia nigricans, Black Coral Pea

Kennedia nigricans

Black Coral Pea
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Australia
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterUnusual color

This is a vigorous climber or fast spreading ground cover with lobed dark green leaves and attractive black and yellow pea flowers. It is a very rampant plant which needs room to grow and is probably best kept away from buildings and trees, however it is useful for quick coverage of ugly fences or banks. It is a hardy plant, tolerant of drought, light frost and shade.

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