Thomasia quercifolia Common / Product Name:
Genus Species: Thomasia quercifolia
Common / Product Name:
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.8m x 0.8 – 1.2m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Perennial shrub
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: Mauve
Irrigation: Will require watering over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Naturally grows in woodland areas where the upper canopy protects the shrub from frost. Can tolerate temperatures as low as -5°C; for short periods.
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.