Genus Species: Darwinia diosmoides
Common / Product Name: Native Diosma
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 1 – 3m x 2.00 – 3.00m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Herbaceous perennial
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: Whitish pale pink
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long 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 needs to be planted in areas with cool root run with good drainage.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.