Goodenia albiflora – White Goodenia

A small perennial shrub that has white flowers from late winter through to mid summer, on blue green foliage. Naturally occurs in South Australia on alkaline soils. Grows from a rhizome.

Family:Goodeniaceae
Scientific Name:Goodenia albiflora
Common Name:Goodenia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 0.7 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.6 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Semihardwood cutting, Division
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Special Uses:Erosion control
Attracts Wildlife:Butterflies, Other insects

 

 


 

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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