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Calothamnus quadrifidis

Genus Species: Calothamnus quadrifidis

Common / Product Name: Dusky Grey

Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 2.5 – m x – 2m

Pruning: Light annually

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour: Red

Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -1C for short periods once established. Some frost damage below -3C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the low 40’sC will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron annually for best results.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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