Common names: Happy Wandering Pea, Native sarsaparilla; Purple coral pea
Flowering: July – November
Distribution and occurrence: A widespread species occurring in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. It occurs in a variety of habitats from coast to mountains, usually in open forest/woodland and sometimes in heath.
Description: A ground cover vine that can climb to around 3.5m. A hardy plant from the pea family. Tolerant of a variety of soil types and lives in semi-shade to full sun.
Interesting facts: The Native Sarsaparilla is a bug and beetle favourite. This plant is a must for native bee keepers! A top ten plant for butterflies!
And yes, you can get this beauty at our Native Nursery!