Pomaderris lanigera

Woolly Pomaderris

Erect to spreading open shrub covered in long curly rusty hairs.

Additional information

  • FamilyRhamnaceae
  • StoreyMiddle storey
  • Size1-3 m x 1-2 m
  • Plant groupingShrubs 1.5-10 m
  • LeavesLarge soft lance-shaped to elliptic leaves, 4-13 cm x 20-50 mm. Both sides hairy.
  • Flower colourBright yellow
  • Flowering timeSeptember to October
  • FlowersFlowers in large terminal bunches to 12 cm, buds rusty hairy. Petals present.
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingNo
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsDryish well drained soils in drier lowland forests. Frost tolerant. Semi and dappled shade. Distribution within the Shire very limited.
  • Garden useSpectacular plant which tolerates cooler sunny positions or shade. Prune from young age for denser shrub. Screen or background plant.
  • Commercially availableAustralian plant & indigenous nurseries
  • Conservation statusSignificant within the Shire. Only known from a small area. More common in East Gippsland.
Photographer/s: Marilyn Bull ©

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