Crowea saligna ‘Large Flower’ – Waxflower

An attractive small shrub growing to around a metre high and wide, with beautiful bright pink flowers mainly in late autumn to winter, spot flowering in spring too. Likes well drained and moist soils, but will tolerate dry spells once established. Does best in part shade, but can do well in sun if it gets a bit more watering in dry spells. Mulching is beneficial to keep weeds down and to help a cool root run. Tolerant of moderate frost levels. Good in containers too. Mostly trouble free and easily grown.

Scientific Name:Crowea saligna
Family:Rutaceae
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.7 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Summer, Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.