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Thryptomene saxicola compact

Genus Species: Thryptomene saxicola compact

Common / Product Name:

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 0.4 – 0.8m x 1.00 – 1.50m

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: Pink

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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