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Zieria prostrata Carpet Star

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Zieria prostrata Carpet Star Headland Zieria,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
A hardy and compact ground cover that is a rare form, naturally found in Northern New South Wales. It has dense foliage of small dark green glossy leaves. From winter through spring it has clusters of dainty pale pink to white flowers. A great ground covering plant that will withstand salt, frost and drought.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade 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, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Australia

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

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