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Lechenaultia formosa

Genus Species: Lechenaultia formosa

Common / Product Name: New Morning

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and GROUND COVER (GC)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 0.2m x 0.2m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Low

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Low

Drought Tolerance: Low

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Spring

Flower Colour: Red to Orange

Irrigation: Short lived treat as an annual to use in annual garden beds. Requires watering in well drained soils.

Lower Temperatures: Low frost tolerance temperatures as low as 1°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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