Hardy upright shrub to 3 metres with small heath-like leaves. It has attractive fluffy pink flowers borne from spring to summer. It is frost resistant. A useful screening shrub, good for bees and small birds.
|Scientific Name:||Kunzea ambigua|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Propagation Method:||Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Fragrant oils, Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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