Dillwynia sericea. showy parrot pea

Family Fabaceae
Description Small, open rounded shrub
Flowering Time spring
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Vegetation Communities Widespread in heath and sclerophyl communities.
Soil Types Most common on sandy soils
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Able to colonise disturbed sites, subsoils and skeletal soils.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Very showy in flower.
Other Values Nitrogen fixer.
Water Deficit high
Compaction low
Waterlogging low
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Average no. Seeds per Gram 170
Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment boiling water or scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-20
Direct Seeding easy