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Acaena novae zelandiae

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acaena novae zelandiae Bidgee Widgee,Bidgee Widgee,Acaena anserinifolia,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Running

Description:
A mat forming ground cover with globular greenish-white flower heads covered with spines from October to January followed by burrs. Useful as soil binding plant. Usually found in wet, damp areas but is adaptable, tolerating wet or dry conditions.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
<15cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Erosion Control, Groundcover, Shady Garden

Pests & Diseases: TBA

Cultural Notes: Generally a trouble free ground cover that prefers wet to damp conditions but is adaptable and will tolerate dry conditions. prefers dappled shade.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Green, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: High, Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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