Daviesia pachyphylla – Ouch Bush

An open spreading shrub which is well named, as the succulent blue grey foliage with sharp points will draw blood. In winter, the branches are covered in yellow and brown attractive pea flowers. Naturally grows in the Stirling range area in Western Australia, in full sun and on sandy soils. Suitable for well drained soils, and gardening masochists.

Family : Fabaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
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Scientific Name: Daviesia pachyphylla
Common Name : Ouch Bush
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : Yellow, Gold, Brown
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies