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Astartea fascicularis

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Astartea fascicularis False Baeckea,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
Medium low-growing spreading evergreen native shrub with masses of tiny star-like pinkish-white flowers throughout most of the year. Great for coastal and cottage themed gardens. Grows approx. 1m tall x 2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: All Year, Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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