Genus Species: Kennedia prostrata
Common / Product Name: Running Postman or Scarlet Runner
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: Prostrate – Prostratem x 1.00 – 2.00m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Scarlet
Irrigation: Once established low water.
Lower Temperatures: Medium frost tolerance temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods.
Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short spells.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.