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Darwinia citriodora

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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 25
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.93 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.62 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Darwinia citriodora Lemon Scented Darwinia, Lemon Scented Myrtle,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

Description:
Compact native shrub with aromatic lemon-scented blue-green foliage that turns a reddish colour in autumn. Unusual small tubular orange and red flowers appear from winter through to summer. Grows approx 1.5m x 1.5m.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers moist well drained soil in a sunny or partly shaded position. Fertilise with a native specific fertiliser. Prune after flowering to keep desired shape. Will need some protection if planted in a coastal site.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue, Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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