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Crowea exalata Ryans Star

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Crowea exalata Ryans Star Small Crowea, Waxflower,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Rounded, Shrub Like

Beautiful small to medium native shrub for all gardens. Small narrow dark-green foliage and pink buds open to star-like pink flowers from Autumn through to late Spring. Grows approx. 1m x 1m. Great to use in rockeries or as a border.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Scale, Sooty Mould

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: No

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