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Darwinia taxifolia ssp. macrolaena

Genus Species: Darwinia taxifolia ssp. macrolaena

Common / Product Name:

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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