Goodenia ovata ‘Edna Walling Coverup’ Goodenia

Very adaptable ground covering plant that features lush green, toothed foliage and massed, showy golden yellow flowers throughout the warmer months. It tolerates drought conditions and uses include banks, retaining walls, ground covering and container planting for patios and courtyards. Frost tolerant, suitable for acid to mild alkaline soils.

Family:Goodeniaceae
Scientific Name:Goodenia ovata
Cultivar:Edna Walling Coverup
Common Name:Goodenia
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.2 ~ 0.5 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses:Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees

 

 


 

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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