Genus Species: Brunonia australis
Common / Product Name: Blue Pincushions
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: 0.1 – 0.2m x 0.10 – 0.15m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Herbaceous perennial
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Early Summer
Flower Colour: Blue
Irrigation: No watering required becomes dormant in dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -8°C.This plant go into dormancy and re-shoot in Spring after rain. Frost will effect new growth.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.