Common Name: POINTED LEAVED HOVEA
Size: NT Premium
Habitat: Wet Sclerophyll Forest
Description: Hovea acutfolia is a small to medium shrub from 1.5-4 metres tall, often of upright growth habit. The stems and branches are covered with dense, grey to rusty hairs. The dark green leaves are elliptical or lanceolate in shape and up to 70 mm long x 12 mm wide. The new growth has a rusty appearance.The flowers have the typical “pea” shape consisting of 4 petals; the “standard”, the “keel” and two “wings”, as shown in the diagram. The flowers are blue to mauve/purple and occur in the leaf axils.
Pot size: 50mm Native Tube