Genus Species: Dampiera purpurea
Common / Product Name:
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and GROUND COVER (GC)
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.