Darwinia pinifolia

A low, spreading shrub with lovely red flowers in spring to summer. More prostrate forms are ground covering. Likes a sunny spot in well drained soil. Dislikes humidity. Can be grafted which may help the plant to be more long lived.

Scientific Name:Darwinia pinifolia
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Darwinia
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.2 ~ 0.5 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting, Layering
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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