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Sophora tomentosa
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Sophora tomentosa

Family: Fabaceae   

Common Name: Necklacepod

Common Synonymy:
Silver bush

Cold Hardiness Zone: 9a     View the UK and US zone maps

Sophora tomentosa Information

General Information:
Sophora tomentosa occurs in coastal conditions and near wetlands. A bush that grows to no more than about 10 feet (usually less). Will grow in sand and tolerates salt winds. Produces strikingly yellow flowers and is a nectar plant for bees and butterflies. The entire plant is covered with a outstanding silver coloured tomentum making a very attractive looking plant. In Australia is considered an endangered species.


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