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Thryptomene saxicola Mingenew

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Thryptomene saxicola Mingenew Rock Thryptomene,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Open Canopy, Shrub Like

Description:
Native evergreen shrub with a slightly weeping, open habit. Masses of small pink flowers cover the bush at the start of Winter and throughout Spring. Grey-green foliage is aromatic and flowers are attractive to butterflies. Grows approx. 80cm tall x 1.2m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

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

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