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Philotheca syn. Eriostemon     Common / Product Name: Flower Girl

Genus Species: Philotheca syn. Eriostemon    

Common / Product Name: Flower Girl

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

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

Evergreen:   Yes

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.

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