Crowea angustifolia – Waxflower


An attractive shrub from the southern corner of Western Australia with masses of starry white or pink flowers with pink buds from spring to early summer. Variable in height, from around half a metre to three metres high, it has fine and thin leaves. Needs a well drained soil.


Scientific Name:Crowea angustifolia
Common Name:Crowea
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:0.3 ~ 3 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 1.5 metres
Flower Colour:White, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Fragrant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants