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Eriostemon (now Philotheca)     Common / Product Name: Soft Swirl

Genus Species: Eriostemon (now Philotheca)    

Common / Product Name: Soft Swirl

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS) and MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 0.8m x 0.8m

Pruning:   Light

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring

Flower Colour:   White star like flowers with rouge centre.

Irrigation:   Will requires watering over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -3°C once established.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C for short periods. Not suitable for humidity. Suits coastal areas with good air flow.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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