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Kennedia prostrata

Genus Species: Kennedia prostrata

Common / Product Name: Running Postman or Scarlet Runner


Available Sizes

Height x Width: Prostrate – Prostratem x 1.00 – 2.00m

Pruning: None

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.

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