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Cryptandra amara dwarf

Genus Species: Cryptandra amara dwarf

Common / Product Name: Bitter Cryptandra


Available Sizes

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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