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Tetratheca subaphylla Mallee Fairies

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Tetratheca subaphylla Mallee Fairies Leafless Pink Bells,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
Mallee Fairies covers itself with masses of delicate rosy pink flowers during winter and spring. An ideal container plant or for use in rockeries. Grows approx 60cm tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Elaeocarpaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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