Crowea hybrid ‘Poorinda Ecstasy’ – Waxflower


A tried and tested reliable variety, this is a small and compact shrub, growing to around a metre high and wide. It has attractive light green foliage and pink starry flowers in spring and autumn, with spot flowering at all times possible. The foliage is aromatic. Suits most soil types, and hardy to frost and drought. The flowers are great for picking. Rarely troubled by pests or disease. A great plant for low maintenance gardens.

Scientific Name:Crowea hybrid
Common Name:Crowea
Other Common Names:Waxflower
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:0.8 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.8 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Autumn, All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Topiary, Feature plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects



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