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Templetonia retusa, Cockies Tongues

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Templetonia retusa

Cockies Tongues
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A pretty plant with large red pea flowers. Grows in coastal areas, forest and heath on limestone.





Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/templetonia_retusa.htm