Goodenia ovata ‘Lighten Up’


A small soft bright shrub with striking variegated foliage. Variegated foliage creates year round interest so it may be used as a foliage highlight amongst darker shrubs; attractive cut foliage for indoor decoration. A perfect Flora for Fauna selection, especially for butterflies. Good in full sun to part shade, well drained soil. Tolerates light frost.

Scientific Name:Goodenia ovata
Common Name:Goodenia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.6 ~ 0.9 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 0.7 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Winter
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Plant Usage:Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants