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Chamelaucium uncinatum Cha Cha

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Chamelaucium uncinatum Cha Cha Waxflower,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Masses of large glossy red buds in mid winter are followed by an abundance of large pink flowers with a crimson centre in early spring. These waxy pink blooms flower for an extended period complemented by a backdrop of fresh, green fine foliage creating a wonderful display. A rounded shrub with waxy flowers growing to approx. 2m H and 1.5m W.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Wind Break, Container / Pot

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
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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