General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Pubescent, gray-green in color.
Fruit: Other: 1 to 2 inch long, pubescent, club shaped pods.
Flowers: Showy
Other: Shaped like little hummingbirds.
Flower Color: Green
Other: Green with very fine dark lines.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Soak in warm water for 12 to 24 hours. Shallowly sow, barely covering with soil.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Green Birdflower
  • Parrot Pea

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Location: Passieflorahoeve
Location: Passieflorahoeve
Location: Passieflorahoeve

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