Regal Birdflower Crotalaria cunninghamii Australian Native | X 10 Seeds
Regal Birdflower Crotalaria cunninghamii Australian Native

Regal Birdflower Crotalaria cunninghamii Australian Native | X 10 Seeds

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  • WA Permitted: Yes

Common Name: Regal Birdflower 

Scientific Name: Crotalaria cunninghamii 

Life Cycle: Perennial 

Remarks: Native to central Australia. Small shrub to about 3 meters. Produces flowers that are green with black lines and resemble a humming bird, flowering winter to spring. Will grow well in temperate to hot climates.

Plant Height: 1.5 - 3 meters

Season: Spring + Autumn is best, but can be sown all year round.

Sowing Depth + Method: Soak overnight in boiling water, seed will be ready to sow once swollen. Soaking helps break down the hard outer seed coating. Then sow 5mm deep.

Soil Temperature: 18-21 degrees

Spacing: 5 meters

Position: Full Sun.

Days until Germination: 10 - 48 days, please do not discard seeds too early. Some may take longer to germinate. Native seeds may just be waiting for the right conditions to germinate. 

Approx. Number of Seeds: 10

View our Growing Australian Native From Seed blog here.


When to Sow in your climate

The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate

Cool: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December
Temperate: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December
Sub-tropical: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December
Tropical: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December

Free Postage (NSW, VIC, SA, QLD, NT, ACT & TAS)

Orders $55+ Free Parcel Post (Excludes Tubers, Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, Root Stock and Larger Items)

Orders $99+ Free Express Post (Excludes Tubers, Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, Root Stock and Larger Items)

NSW, VIC, SA, QLD, NT, ACT & TAS Shipping Info
(See WA at the bottom of the page)

Australia Post Postage Costs

Letter Post Priority: $3.50 (No Tracking)

Parcel Post: $8.95 (Parcels that contain a large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $15.95) 

Express Post: $11.95 (Parcels that contain a large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $19.95) 

FREE Express Post for Orders over $50+ (Except large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $19.95)

TUBERS are Express Post Only as they are perishable. Price calculated on checkout as they weigh up to 400g each postage will vary.

Postage Time Frames:

Parcel Post estimated 3-8 business days
Express estimated 2-4 business days 
Regular Letter Priority estimated 4-10 business days 
Dispatch is usually 1-3 days 

WA Shipping Information


Please Note:

  • Orders are sent weekly on a Wednesday morning, as they require a quarantine inspection on arrival.
  • Order cut off is midnight Tuesday night as long as payment is finalised. Sometimes paypal payments can take 24-48hrs to go through. This is rare. If this is the case the order will go into the following week's dispatch.
  • Please note not all seeds can be sent to WA. Seeds that cannot be sent are marked on the thumbnail or below the price on the product page. These seeds are NOT permitted to WA.
  • Unfortunately due the way our orders get to WA Quarantine we cannot send large items like accessories, books etc.
  • Unfortunately we don't offer Express Post to WA as the parcels are sent weekly and defeats the purpose of Express post. You can however choose parcel post.


Postage Costs

Letter Post: $5 (No Tracking) we do not offer free letter post to WA due to quarantine inspection fees.

Parcel Post: $8.95 (Parcels that contain large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $15.95)

Tracking will kick in after it has been inspected at WA quarantine and enters the mail stream.

FREE Parcel Post for Orders over $55 (Except large item accessories like trugs, herb dryers and large books are charged $15.95)

Click here for all WA permitted seeds.


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