A small shrub growing to around 1.5 metres high with small thin mid green foliage. Flowering from late winter through spring with masses of pink to mauve flowers appear in clusters along the stems. Beautiful when flowering but can be less hardy in humid climates, preferring Mediterranean climates of dry summer and wet winter. Needs well drained soil in full sun or dappled shade and it is tolerant of moderate frost.
|Scientific Name:||Hypocalymma robustum|
|Other Common Names:||Swan River Myrtle|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Pink, Mauve|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Propagation Method:||Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Butterflies, Other insects|
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