Chamelaucium uncinatum ‘Purple Pride’ Geraldton Wax Flower

An old favourite spreading, floriferous shrub. A great feature plant, good for cut flowers. Needs good drainage, which can be provided by a raised garden bed. Light pruning after flowering will encourage a more dense habit, fertilise in spring with a good native plant food.

Scientific Name:Chamelaucium uncinatum
Common Name:Geraldton Wax Flower
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:3 ~ 4 metres
Width:2 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:Purple
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
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
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants