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Sophora godleyi

Kōwhai, Godleys Kōwhai

Sophora godleyi is a variety of Kowhai with a semi-weeping form. It features mid green, fern like foliage that has a soft appearance. The foliage is adorned with masses of golden, pea like flowers through summer as it grows to 6 m tall and 3 m wide. Sophora godleyi is commonly included in native plantings, grown as a specimen, planted to attract birds, or included in a mixed planting.

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The average plant height is 250 cm
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Suited to regions:Subtropical, Temperate
Plant type:Trees
Height:15.00 m
Spread:5.00 m
Flowering time:Summer
Tolerances:Extended dry periods, Wind
Garden uses:Ponds, Screening
Garden styles:Architectural, Modern, Native
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium
Also known asKōwhai, Godleys Kōwhai

Sophora godleyi Details

Sophora godleyi is a variety of Kowhai with a semi-weeping form. It features mid green, fern like foliage that has a soft appearance. The foliage is adorned with masses of golden, pea like flowers through summer which attract birds and other wildlife. This small tree typically grows to 6 m tall and 3 m wide, performing best when planted in full sun or partial shade on a well-drained site. It will tolerate dry periods, semi-wet soils, coastal conditions, frost, and some wind. Sophora godleyi is commonly included in native plantings, grown as a specimen, planted to attract birds, or included in a mixed planting.

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