Botanical name

Podalyria oleaefolia

Family

Fabaceae

Synonym (old name)

Podalyria speciosa
Podalyria oleaefolia
Podalyria oleaefolia
Podalyria oleaefolia
Podalyria oleaefolia
Podalyria oleaefolia

Description

Willowy, resprouting shrub to 1m. Leaves linear on young plants, becoming elliptic-oblong as plant matures , margins rolled under, shiny glabrous above, felted below; flowers showy, large, dark pink with white centre; bracts ovate.

Habitat

Sandstone lower slopes

Flower Date

June to December