Philotheca syn. Eriostemon Common / Product Name: Flower Girl
Genus Species: Philotheca syn. Eriostemon
Common / Product Name: Flower Girl
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 1 – 1.5m x 1.00 – 1.50m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Spring
Flower Colour: The most prolific flowerer of the Phiotheca myoporoides, masses of white star like flowers.
Irrigation: Not as hardy in comparison to the same species of this Genus. Will require watering over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods. Medium frost tolerance, plant in areas protected from frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.