Goodenia ovata|Hop Goodenia

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Open erect to straggling shrub.
Size (W x H)
1-3m x 1-2.5m
Light green egg-shaped, toothed leaves 3-8cm x 1-4cm, on stalk to 3cm.
Small sprays of 3-6 well displayed open flowers.
Flower colour
Bright yellow
Flower time
August to February
Growing conditions
Widespread in many habitats, especially forests, on damp to moist soils. Will tolerate periods of waterlogging. Light frosts. Full sun to full shade.
Commonly used for
A pioneer plant which requires pruning to prevent straggliness. Plant under established trees. Adds a natural element to a bush garden.
Available at indigenous nursery
Attracts butterflies
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Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory