Little Penda
Xanthostemon verticillatus
Hardy shrub up to two metres with glossy dark green leaves with profuse clusters of pale lemon flowers throughout the year. Grows well in moist, well-drained soils in full sun. Prune after flowering to promote bushy growth. Suitable for tubs and containers.
Width
3 to 5m
Height
5 to 8m
Category
Small Tree
Water Needs
600 to 900mm
Light Needs
Sun,Semi-shade
Maintenance
Low
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Unknown
Greywater Tolerance
Unknown
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
Cream
Foliage Colour
Mid Green
Climate Zones
Humid Subtropical Humid Tropical
Soil Type
Loam Sand
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Bees Insects Birds
Image License
"File:Golden Penda (Xanthostemon chrysanthus) 1.jpg" by Mokkie is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0