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Myoporum parvifolium Fine Leaf Purple

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C5, A8, Indoor
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C5, A8, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 16
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.04 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.64 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Myoporum parvifolium Fine Leaf Purple Creeping Boobialla, Creeping Myoporum,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Mat Forming, Prostrate, Spreading

Native, dense low matting groundcover that makes a great weed suppressant. Prostrate shrub with fine glossy purple leaves. A mass of small white 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 for coastal sites. A broad leaf form and a fine leaf form are also available.

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

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, Foliage Feature / Colour, 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: 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

Foliage Colour: Purple
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
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High