Plant of The Month – Goodenia Ovata

Botanical Name: Goodenia Ovata Common Name: Hop Goodenia Family: Goodeniaceae Goodenia: Named after botanist and treasurer of the Linnean Society, Dr Goodenough.. ovata: From Latin, referring to the leaf shape. Easily propagated from seed and cuttings. Pruning recommended to keep compact. Provides habitat for …

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Plant of the month – Wallum Heath

Botanical Name: Epacris pulchella Common Name: Wallum Heath or NSW Coral Heath Family: Ericaceae Subfamily: Epacridoideae Meaning:Epacris: From Latin epi and akros, meaning up on the top, referring to where the plant typically grows, on the top of hills.pulchella: From Latin pulcher, meaning beautiful. Habitat: In rocky heath, scrub, woodland …

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