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botanical name:
Sophora 'Little Baby'
Sophora 'Little Baby' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Sophora microphylla 'Little Baby', Sophora prostrata 'Little Baby'
family:  Papilionaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Smallish shrub of very distinct appearance, with narrow, wiry, zig-zag stems and small pinnate leaves with tiny leaflets. Orange-yellow pea-type flowers in May.

cultivation:
Best planted in full sun in well drained soil in a fairly sheltered spot. Drought tolerant and will grow in part shade, but may tend to become mis-shapen..

other notes:
Found in New Zealand and Chile.

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