Scientific Name

Aotus ericoides
Backyard Habitat Native Plant, Native Plants

This shrub grows from 1m to 2m.

It produces golden and red pea flowers in late winter to spring.

It prefers well-drained moist soil and part to full shade.

It tolerates a wide range of conditions and can be kept in a pot.

The flowers attract bees, birds and insects.

Photo: Russell Beardmore