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|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||0.3 ~ 1.5 metres|
|Flower Colour:||White, Pink|
|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|
|Propagation Method:||Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Fragrant|
|Special Features:||Cut flower, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects|
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