Black Kennedia or Black Coral Pea

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Kennedia
Species: nigricans
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Dramatic black and yellow pea flowers make this vigorous climber a really special plant to find in the wild. The dark green leaves have 3 leaflets and are all up about 15cm long - sometimes not all of the 3 leaflets are present. Vines can cover an area of several square metres.

Flowering start in July and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow. Large black and yellow pea flowers

Uses

Used as a horticultural specimen where its vigorous growth and climbing habit make it useful to cover fences, rocks etc.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/4042
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Location

Bio Regions

Esperance Plains (ESP)

Region Specifics

Fitzgerald River NP, WA.

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