Genus Species: Goodenia ovata
Common / Product Name: Hop Goodenia
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1 – 2.5m x 1 – 3m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: Yellow
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C once established for short periods, will be prone to frost damage on leaves. Best planted in protected areas.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C for short periods over the summer months.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.