An attractive Goodenia, notable for the pink-mauve flowers on a medium sized plant to half a metre tall. Tends to be short lived, but worth growing. Best in a sandy loam, but is adaptable to other soils if well drained. Frost tender when small, once established it can take some frost. Occurs naturally in a small range in inland Victoria.
|Scientific Name:||Goodenia macmillanii|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Clumping perennial|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||0.3 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Pink, Mauve|
|Flowering Time:||Summer, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Propagation Method:||Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting, Division|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Other insects|
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