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Cryptandra amara dwarf     Common / Product Name: Bitter Cryptandra

Genus Species: Cryptandra amara dwarf    

Common / Product Name: Bitter Cryptandra

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.6m x 0.5m

Pruning:   Light

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Autumn / ends: Spring

Flower Colour:   White

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions.

Lower Temperatures: Grows best as understory planting where naturally protected by frost, will tolerate temperatures as low as -8°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures over the summer months.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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