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Darwinia taxifolia ssp. macrolaena     Common / Product Name:

Genus Species: Darwinia taxifolia ssp. macrolaena    

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Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.5m x 1.00 – 1.00m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Herbaceous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   White ageing to Red

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable for sandy 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.

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