Kennedia nigricans – Black Coral Pea

Kennedia nigricans is a vigorous Western Australian climbing plant with unusual black and yellow flowers and handsome dark green foliage. Use it as a feature climber on fences and other structures or as a ground cover. Give it a trim after it flowers if you feel it is needed to tidy up the plant. It is moderately frost tolerant.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Climber
Width : 10
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Winter
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Kennedia nigricans
Common Name : Black Coral Pea
Height : 10
Flower Color : Yellow, Black
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife :