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Stackhousia monogyna|Creamy Stackhousia

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Description
Erect perennial herb branching at base from taproot.
Size (W x H)
10-30cm x 10-30cm
Leaves
Narrow erect pointed dark green leaves 10-30mm x 1-3mm, often scattered along stem.
Flowers
Candle-like terminal spike of single small tubular flowers. Flowers perfumed, especially at night.
Flower colour
Cream
Flower time
August to January
Growing conditions
Moist to dryish well drained soils in open forests and woodlands. Frost tolerant. Semi-shade.
Commonly used for
Usually not noticed until it flowers. Can form spreading patches. Attractive for small gardens, cottage gardens and rockeries.
Available at indigenous nursery
Attracts butterflies
Photo gallery
Acknowledgement
Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory