Family: FABACEAE
Genus: Chorizema
Species: cordatum
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A small, dense, upright shrub which grows to about 80 cm and sometimes climbs on adjacent plants. Bright light green heart shaped leaves and bright orange and red pea flowers with a hint of purple, in a mass display in spring. Lightly prune after flowering. Benefits from mulching. Relatively short-lived and easily grown from seed.

Pronunciation: Kori-zeema