Philotheca (syn. Eriostemon) myoporoides short leaf
Genus Species: Philotheca (syn. Eriostemon) myoporoides short leaf
Common / Product Name: Wax Flower
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1 – 2m x 1.00 – 2.00m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water 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.