Common Name: HAIRY BUSH PEA
Size: NT Premium
Habitat: Dry Sclerophyll Forest
Description: Pultenaea villosa is a medium shrub which can reach 2 metres in height with a 2.5 metre spread. The leaves are small (about 5mm long) with short hairs and a greyish appearance.
The flowers of P.villosa have the typical “pea” shape consisting of 4 petals; the “standard”, the “keel” and two “wings”, as shown in the diagram. The flowers are longer than they are wide (about 15mm long by 10mm across), which is typical of most species in the genus. Flowering is mainly in spring but it may extend into summer. The flowers are followed by small seed pods.
Pot size: 50mm Native Tube