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This Goodenia is a very tough ground covering plant that features buttercup yellow flowers over an extended period in spring and summer and bright green fleshy leaves. It is great for spilling over walls or as a border or rockery plant that can spread over a reasonable area. Give it a light trim at the end of summer to tidy it up. Good for partly shaded positions in warm temperate to subtropical climates.
Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer
Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.75 metres
Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: low phosphorus.