Kennedia macrophylla Cape Leeuwin Creeper Seeds
Seeds from this wonderfully unusual Australian vine Kennedia macrophylla Cape Leeuwin Creeper.
A native of the south-western corner of Western Australia where it likes light soils in an open, sunny position. It is both drought and frost hardy (Zones 9 – 11).
A tropical plant, is a Terracotta colored pea flower sometimes splashed with yellow and attractive green foliage. This is a vigorous prostrate kennedia forming a spreading plant up to 9 feet in width and some 2 feet in height that suits rockeries, retaining walls, and embankments.
An evergreen climber, it will climb to a height of 3 meters or will be a trailing creeper in the absence of something to climb on.
The stem is vigorous, hairy, twining, and densely textured. The leaves are light green and divided into three leaflets 6cm long, the flowers are orange-red, pea-shaped occurring in long clusters. Flowering is profuse in spring.