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Lasiopetalum baueri     Common / Product Name: Slender Velvet Bush or Native Hollyhock

Genus Species: Lasiopetalum baueri    

Common / Product Name: Slender Velvet Bush or Native Hollyhock

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
  Tube14cm

Height x Width: 0.7 – 0.7m x 1.00 – 1.00m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Pale Pink

Irrigation:   Very hardy, no watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions.

Lower Temperatures: High frost tolerance. Once established temperatures as low as -8°C for short periods provided the foliage is above frost line.

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

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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