Philotheca (syn. Eriostemon) myoporoides
Genus Species: Philotheca (syn. Eriostemon) myoporoides
Common / Product Name: Soft Swirl
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.8m x 0.8m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: White star like flowers with rouge centre.
Irrigation: 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.