Due to extreme weather conditions and power outages, The Garden of St Erth & Cloudehill gardens are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Due to extreme weather conditions and power outages, The Garden of St Erth & Cloudehill gardens are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

STURT'S DESERT PEA

STURT'S DESERT PEA

Swainsona formosa
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
This icon from Uluru can be grown in poor sandy soils. Rapid growing annual with a tap root so sow in position or transplant carefully.
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SEEDS: S811

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Autumn-Spring
Height To 30cm
Position in FULL SUN
25 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY PERENNIAL
Space at 15cm
Drought tolerant once established
75% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

STURT'S DESERT PEA

Swainsona formosa
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
This icon from Uluru can be grown in poor sandy soils. Rapid growing annual with a tap root so sow in position or transplant carefully.
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SEEDS: S811
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