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Eriostemon (now Philotheca)

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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