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Myoporum parvifolium

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Wantirna
C5, A8, Indoor
B9
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Wantirna
C5, A8, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 56
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.04 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.64 inc GST
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 31
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.20 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.81 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Myoporum parvifolium Creeping Boobialla, Creeping Myoporum,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Native, dense low matting groundcover that makes a great weed suppressant. Prostrate shrub with glossy green leaves. A mass of pink, mauve or white small flowers appear along the stems in Spring and throughout summer. These flowers are lightly honey scented and waxy. Fast growing and low maintenance, Myoporum is a great choice for bank stabilisation, is fire retardant and for coastal sites. A fine leaf form and a purple leaf form are also available.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
<15cm 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Requires good drainage, may suffer root root otherwise. Apply a high nitrogen fertiliser annually. Trim to shape if necessary. Plant 1.5-2m apart if using as a groundcover.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Scrophulariaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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