Swainsona formosa - Sturt Pea
Botanic Name : Swainsona formosa
Also Known as Sturt’s Desert Pea
Floral emblem of South Australia.
One of the most dramatic and attractive of Australia’s native plants. Grey-green, furry leaves and stem, with lots of brilliant glossy deep scarlet flowers, each with a black or maroon centre boss, occurring in dense heads of 7 – 9 flowers from Spring to Summer.
An annual vine-like creeper and ground-cover. Excellent for rockeries, open gardens or deep pots, tubs and hanging baskets. Drought resistant.
Contents: Approx. 40-50 seeds.
Open with care onto a sheet of paper.
Avoid windy conditions when opening the packet.
Wildflower Seed Starter granules are helpful to boost germination.