Spyridium halmaturinum var. halmaturinum
Genus Species: Spyridium halmaturinum var. halmaturinum
Common / Product Name: Kangaroo Island Spyridium
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1 – 1.5m x 1.00 – 1.50m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Most of the year
Flower Colour: Silver Grey
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. Naturally occurs on Kangaroo Island coastal areas of South Australian.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in 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.