Genus Species: Bracteantha
Common / Product Name: Mallee Sun
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.75m x 0.50 – 1.00m
Pruning: Light regular prune
Frost Tolerance: Low
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Autumn
Flower Colour: Lemon
Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as 1°C frost damage will occur on foliage can use Envy to protect from frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.