Rare and unusual perennial plants for the Mediterranean climate.


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Brachysema praemorsum
'Bronze Butterfly'

 

Scientific Name:

Brachysema praemorsum 'Bronze Butterfly' 

Common Name:

 

Deciduous vs. Evergreen

evergreen

Perennial vs. Annual

perennial

Shade vs. Sun

partial shade to sun on the coast

Height x Width
& How Stands

1'-3' tall X spreading

Flower Color
& Bloom Time

large (1") orange-red Pea Family blooms; spring through summer

 

Zone

hardy to 20-25

Description, Notes

UCSC KOALA BLOOMS collection; Australian native groundcover to subshrub grown for stunning dark bronze/black foliage with green margins; excellent candidate for dry shade gardens or those under oaks; hummingbird attractor; drought resistant; nice in containers









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Descriptions are based on our experience growing
these plants in both the garden and nursery setting.
Additional information and feedback is encouraged.

All plants are classified under USDA hardiness zones.

 

 

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