Psoralea PinnataCommon name fountain bush, penwortel, blue broom, Albany broom, African scurf pea, taylorina, blue psoralea, Dally pineLatin name Psoralea PinnataDetails Native to South Africa. Looking a little like rosemary.
Flowers October to December extremely attractive to bees.
Flowering is followed by the production of small pods, each of these contain a single dark brown seed.
Establishes in Gumlands, dry shrubland, coastline, estuaries, bush tracks, forest margins, and fernland, especially in warmer areas.
Will even persist under pines and wattles. It would seem that it can successfully compete with established trees in difficult wet areas.Family FabaceaeFlowers blue, white, pale purpleForest layer low-treeHeight (m) 1.5 - 4Drought tolerance Evergreen Nitrogen fixer Perennial Shade / Sun Full sun to part shadeSoil type Prefers dampWind tolerance GoodPropigation method Sow pot / traySource Kaikoura