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SKU Code: E 158-10g
Characteristics: Shrub 3 m spread 3 m
Seed per packet: Fine seed, several hundred
Seed per gram: Fine seed, approx. 5,500
A hardy shrub with an erect stem and a lightly textured crownwith narrow leaves 2cm long that produces attractive dense pink bottlebrush like flowers that occur during winter and spring.
Good bird attracting plant for the winter garden.
Endemic to Western Australia.
Prefers a light to medium well-drained dry rocky soil in an open sunny position, drought resistant but frost tender.
Although seed can be sown most of the year in many parts of Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C
General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.