Chamelaucium ‘Sweet Rosie’ Geraldton Wax Flower

Chamelaucium ‘Sweet Rosie’ is a medium sized shrub which has spectacular flowers in spring. They start off white and age to red-pink, and make great cut flowers. The bush is 2 metres high and wide. The foliage has a spicy fragrance when crushed.
Best grown in a well drained soil in a sunny spot. Feed in spring with a low phosphorus native plant fertiliser. Give a light prune after flowering if desired to keep the plant habit dense. Can take light frost.

Scientific Name:Chamelaucium
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Geraldton Wax Flower
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height: metres
Width: metres
Flower Colour:White, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Special Uses:Cut flower, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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