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Lechenaultia formosa

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lechenaultia formosa Red Lechenaultia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Bun Shaped, Dense

Description:
Small rounded native shrub with tiny soft green leaves and masses of small bright red flowers from late Spring through to Summer. Great for native garden beds and containers. Grows approx. 40cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Goodeniaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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