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Myoporum parvifolium Coarse Leaf

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Myoporum parvifolium Coarse Leaf Creeping Boobialla, Coarse Leaf Creeping Myoporum,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Mat Forming, Prostrate, Spreading

Native, dense low matting groundcover that makes a great weed suppressant. Prostrate shrub with broad, flat, glossy green leaves. A mass of small pink flowers appear along the stems in spring and 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 suitable for coastal sites. A fine leaf form and a purple leaf form are also available. Grows approx. 15-30cm H x 1-2m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 1-2m

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Scrophulariaceae Australia

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

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