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Dampiera purpurea     Common / Product Name:

Genus Species: Dampiera purpurea    

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Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS) and GROUND COVER (GC)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 0.6 – 1m x 0.80 – 1.00m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Low

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Herbaceous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Violet

Irrigation:   Yes requires regular water in dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Grows best in frost free areas, will tolerate occasional light frost as low as -3°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C, as this is a herbaceous perennial it will die back over hot periods.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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