Cryptandra amara dwarf
Genus Species: Cryptandra amara dwarf
Common / Product Name: Bitter Cryptandra
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.6m x 0.5m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
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.