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Product Code: N 294
Characteristics: Shrub 1-3 m spread 1-2 m
Seeds per packet: 30
A very ornamental Australian soft-wooded shrub in the mallow family with bright deep lilac hibiscus like flowers with 5 petals 6cm across occurring in summer.
Large ovate leaves 15 cm across.
Native to the southern half of Australia;
Prefers a humus rich slightly moist well-drained soil in an open sunny position.
Although seed can be sown most of the year in Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-24°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.