Common name fountain bush, penwortel, blue broom, Albany broom, African scurf pea, taylorina, blue psoralea, Dally pine
Botanical name Psoralea Pinnata
Details 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.
Flowers blue, white, pale purple
Height (m) 1.5 - 4
Forest layer low-tree
Shade / Sun Full sun to part shade
Soil type Prefers damp
Wind tolerance Good
Propagation method Sow pot / tray