Genus Species: Micromyrtus ciliata
Common / Product Name: Fringed Heath Myrtle
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 1 – 1m x 1.00 – 1.00m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Spring / ends: Early Summer
Flower Colour: Minute white flowers age to red.
Irrigation: Will require watering over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Once established has good tolerance to cold. Temperatures as low as -8°C for short periods .
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C becomes dormant when temperatures are to high.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.