Genus Species: Stylidium adnatum
Common / Product Name: Shady Carpet
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: 0.2 – 0.2m x 0.40 – 0.40m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Pale Pink
Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods
Lower Temperatures: Prefers a temperate climate, will tolerate temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods. Leaves will burn off from frost, plant in protected cool shaded areas.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.