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Lasiopetalum baueri

Genus Species: Lasiopetalum baueri

Common / Product Name: Slender Velvet Bush or Native Hollyhock


Available Sizes

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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