Darwinia taxifolia ssp. macrolaena Common / Product Name:
Genus Species: Darwinia taxifolia ssp. macrolaena
Common / Product Name:
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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.