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Indigenous Plants Indigenous Plant Use Identification & Control
of Common Weeds
|Botanical Name:||Goodenia ovata Synonym(s): Goodenia acuminata|
|Common Name:||Hop Goodenia|
|Sold As:||Tube ($2.00)|
|Low Growing Shrub (30 cm to 1 m), Medium Shrub (1 to 2 m), Bee Attracting, Bird Attracting, Butterfly Attracting, Insect Attracting|
|Full Sun, Partial Shade, Shade
|1-2.5 m x 1-3 m|
|Foliage:||Light green egg-shaped, toothed leaves 3-8 cm x 1-4 cm, on stalk to 3 cm.|
|Flowers:||Small bright yellow sprays of 3-6 well displayed open flowers, August-February|
A pioneer plant which requires pruning to prevent straggliness. Plant under established trees. Adds a natural element to a bush garden. Will tolerate periods of waterlogging. Tolerates drought and light frosts.