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Hardenbergia violacea

Purple Coral Pea

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment


Seed Pre-Treatment: Boiled water soak 12-18hrs
Cover seed to a depth one or two times the diameter of the seed. Smoke treatment may improve results.


Prone to rotting; avoid over-watering


Germination usually occurs within 3-6 weeks.
Light may inhibit germination. Could use hot water treatment instead of dry heat but care needs to be taken that water is not boiling.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Optimum germination temperature 20°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe


Storage and Ripening

Seed retains viability for long periods stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings