A medium sized upright shrub featuring a profusion of dark reddish purple buds that open to medium sized ruffled double lilac pink flowers. Stunning double flowers make this a great feature plant and cut flower. Grows on sand, loam and clay loam as long as they have good drainage. Built up beds work well to improve drainage. Tolerates light frost.
|Common Name:||Geraldton Wax Flower|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||1.5 ~ 2.5 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Pink, Purple|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Container growing, Flower garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant|
|Special Features:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies|
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