Goodenia ovata ‘Lighten Up’


A small soft bright shrub with striking variegated foliage. Variegated foliage creates year round interest so it may be used as a foliage highlight amongst darker shrubs; attractive cut foliage for indoor decoration. A perfect Flora for Fauna selection, especially for butterflies. Good in full sun to part shade, well drained soil. Tolerates light frost.

Family : Goodeniaceae
Cultivar Name: Lighten Up
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 0.7
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Winter
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Goodenia ovata
Common Name : Goodenia
Height : 0.9
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance :
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies