These trees, shrubs, and vines are grown for their ferny foliage and eye-catching flowers, which are followed by flattened seed pods. Leaves and pods are used as food for livestock. Use as a specimen plant.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsFeathery foliage; showy flowers. Fast growers, but short-lived. Drought tolerant. Hardy.
CareGrows best in well-drained, moist, loamy soil in a sheltered, warm site. Will tolerate poor soil.
PropagationBy seed or root cuttings.
ProblemsBorers are common pests. Plants can become weedy.