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Lessertia frutescens

Family: fabaceae
Common name(s): balloon pea
Synonym(s): Sutherlandia frutescens
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 9b~11 - 11

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Lessertia frutescens

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (1 photo)
  • BBC Gardening - Plant profile with horticultural details and garden uses. (1 photo)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 9b-11)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (zone 10)
  • PlantzAfrica - Features South African plants, with photos, description, distribution and ecology, and uses. (11 photos). Also a page for another instance.
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. Also seed germination records. (zone 11)

Last updated:06 Jul 2017