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Stylidium adnatum Shady Carpet

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Stylidium adnatum Shady Carpet Beaked Triggerplant, Trigger Plant,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Prostrate

A dense ground cover with dark green fine foliage and dainty pink flower spikes rising above the foliage in summer. Grows well under shade in moist conditions or full sun. Stylidium adnatum is suited to most soils that are well drained. Shady Carpet forms an attractive mat that is beneficial in a range of situations. Such as rockeries, general garden beds or as a tub specimen.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Stylidiaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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