A really pretty, hardy small shrub that adapts well to a wide range of environments. The pinkish tinge to the open flowers is a feature. Great plant for a shrubbery or pot. Good cut flower as well. Aromatic foliage. It has a long flowering period from late winter through spring.
|Common Name:||Wax Flower|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Flower Colour:||White, Pink|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Mound-shaped|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant, Screen, Fragrant|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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