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Derwentia perfoliata

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Derwentia perfoliata

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Diggers Speedwell,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B3
Size: 14cm
Available: 21
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.20 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.72 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Derwentia perfoliata Diggers Speedwell,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Prostrate, Rounded

Description:
Small native evergreen shrub with attractive blue-green heart-shaped foliage and small star-like purple flowers during Summer. Great for cottage themed gardens, containers and planting in mass for a beautiful display. Grows approx. 1m tall by 1m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a part-shade position in a well-drained soil. Feed with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser during Spring. Prune lightly after flowering to keep looking bushy. Drought and frost tolerant once established. Plant 50cm apart.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Plantaginaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue, Green, Silver
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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