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Eutaxia microphylla

Genus Species: Eutaxia microphylla

Common / Product Name: Mallee Bush Pea or Ruby Salt Bush

Habit: GROUND COVER (GC) and SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
Tube

Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.5m x 1.5m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Pea like yellow red centers

Irrigation: Will require watering over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -8°C this plant naturally occurs from Mallee regions making it very hardy to frost.

Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from High 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.

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

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