Lotus maculatus
PARROT'S BEAK, GARDEN LOTUS
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.2m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

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Flowers: gold & orange-red

Flowering Time: early spring to early summer

Leaves: silver-grey

Bark & Stems: red stems
 
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Lotus maculatus
PARROT'S BEAK, GARDEN LOTUS
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.2m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

FEATURES

Flowers: gold & orange-red

Flowering Time: early spring to early summer

Leaves: silver-grey

Bark & Stems: red stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, dry style, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: pot, hanging basket, groundcovers, spillover

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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