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Pratia pedunculata

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Wantirna
B9, C7
B3
C1, C7
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Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 10cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.94 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.33 inc GST
B3
Size: 14cm
Available: 23
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.20 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.72 inc GST
C1, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 21
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.93 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pratia pedunculata Matted Pratia, Trailing Pratia, Blue Star Creeper,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Mat Forming, Running

Description:
This is a hardy little Australian native ground cover that is extremely tolerant of heavy frost, a flat grower that is a great weed suppressor and is also helpful with erosion control. In spring through to early summer, small mid-blue, sometimes purple to white five-petalled star shaped flowers cover the plant followed by small berries.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Clay, Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Erosion Control, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Very fast growing groundcover and can take over an area very quickly if uncontrolled.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Campanulaceae Australia

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

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