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|
|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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