Genus Species: Persoonia chamaepitys
Common / Product Name: Mountain Geebung or Prostrate Geebung
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: Prostrate – 0.2m x 1.00 – 1.00m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Yellow
Irrigation: Yes water during dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Once established has good tolerance to cold. Temperatures as low as -5°C, leaves will burn however plant has good recover. To rejuvenate growth cut back after frost period is over.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.