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Thryptomene saxicola

Genus Species: Thryptomene saxicola

Common / Product Name: FC Payne


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 1m x 1.5m

Pruning: Light Medium

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Pinky Mauve

Irrigation: Will require watering over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Requires a cool root run, good to plant in rockeries, can tolerate low temperatures as low as -3°C, needs protection from direct frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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