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Brunonia australis

Genus Species: Brunonia australis

Common / Product Name: Blue Pincushions


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.1 – 0.2m x 0.10 – 0.15m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Herbaceous perennial

Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Early Summer

Flower Colour: Blue

Irrigation: No watering required becomes dormant in dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -8°C.This plant go into dormancy and re-shoot in Spring after rain. Frost will effect new growth.

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.

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