Common name: Running postie
Height: groundcover
Width: to 2m diameter

Brief Description: Attractive red flowers in spring among the green leaves.  Brown seed pods form which throw seeds out when they dry and break open.

Growing and Distribution: Don’t like too much competition – best to grow away from shading plants.  Grow well in most soils including deep sand.

Beneficial Attributes: Caterpillar food plant and attracts native bees.

Specific Location Issues: Rain > 400mm.

Note: Plant suitable in Grassy woodlands (<450-500mm rainfall) with good care.