Red Lechenaultia

Family: Goodeniaceae
Genus: Lechenaultia
Species: formosa
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

Eye popping brilliant red or orange-red flowers almost dwarf this low shrub. It only grows to 20cm tall, and often is much smaller. May be prostrate or upright. Leaves about 5mm long. Flowers 2cm across. Favours gravelly lateritic soils.

Flowering start in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is red. Brilliant red to orange flowers on small (sometimes tiny) low growing plants. Petals with broad wings.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/7575

Created: 26 Apr 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 26 May 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Stirling Ranges NP, roadsides east of Albany.

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