Golden Penda - Plant
Description for Golden Penda
As well as being easy on the eye, the flower is popular with nectar feeding birds, such as parrots and lorikeets. The stamens of the Golden Penda flower can grow to three centimetres long - combine this with its bright yellow colour and you have a real tropical beauty.
The Golden Penda can grow up to 40 metres in height and yields a hard, durable timber, but if pruned annually it can also be contained to shrub size.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Golden Penda.||Bright yellow.||Winter through early spring.||40-50 ft.||Easy.|
Planting and care
|Full sun.||Moist rich soils.||Requires almost no watering once established.||5 and 40 degrees Celsius, even withstanding light frosts.||Apply a complete organic fertiliser.|
Caring for Golden Penda
Typical uses of Golden Penda
Ornamental use: Its natural beauty and durability, combined with its emblem status, make this a popular species with local landscapers and gardeners.