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Scientific Name

Aotus ericoides
Category:
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