Darwinia virescens – Murchison Darwinia

A prostrate shrub from the Geraldton area of Western Australia, with green, yellow and red flowers in spring and summer. Naturally grows on sandy soils. Needs good drainage and low humidity.

Scientific Name:Darwinia virescens
Common Name:Murchison Darwinia
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.3 ~ 0.5 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Red, Green
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting, Layering
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



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