A small to medium shrub that has insignificant flowers, but is noted for the colourful reddish orange fruits, which are also good for floral work. The feathery and divided foliage is also attractive. Likes a well drained soil in sun or dappled shade, and will tolerate medium frost. Light pruning every year will help to encourage a more bushy habit if desired. Feed with a good native fertiliser.
|Scientific Name:||Dodonaea sinuolata|
|Common Name:||Hop Bush|
|Other Common Names:||Feathery Hop Bush|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 3 metre|
|Width:||1 ~ 2 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Cream, Red, Orange|
|Flowering Time:||Summer, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading|
|Propagation Method:||Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Decorative fruit, Pollution tolerant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects|
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