Common name: Running postie
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.