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SKU Code: N 121-25g
Characteristics: Small shrub 2 m spread 1 m
Seed per packet: Fine seed, several hundred
Seed per gram: Fine seed, several thousand
An attractive small shrub that produces bright pink or purple-red flowers that occur profusely in dense globular heads from August to December.
Typically forms an erect shrub branching stem and a densely textured crown with small bright green leaves 6 mm long.
Occurs naturally in the regions of the Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain and Warren in the southwest of Western Australia.
Prefers a deep medium to heavy soil in an open sunny position. Drought, frost and flood resistant.
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.