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Verticordia plumosa

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Verticordia plumosa Syn Chamelaucium plumosa, Plumed Featherflower,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Rounded, Upright

Description:
A extremly tough and hardy native shrub that naturally occurs in the south-west regions of Western Australia making it highly drought tolerant. It gets to about 1m tall by 1m wide with scented fine grey green foliage and pink to purple flowers that appear in clusters during spring and summer. Suited to dry garden aspects and container plantings.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Embankment, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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