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Thryptomene denticulata


Thryptomene denticulata

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Delightful small compact shrub with arching branches and dense green heath-like leaves. Masses of mauve-blue flowers in small sprays cover the branches in autumn. Excellent for floral work. Best in sun or semi-shade, in a sheltered site. Needs soil with good drainage. Hardy to cold.

 
Genus
Thryptomene
Species   denticulata
Cultivar  

Common name
Myrtle

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
Australia


DETAILS
Height
40 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil / Prefers acidic / lime-free soil.

Moisture
Prefers even moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate light frost only

Enthusiast / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Dwarf, height 0.3 and 1 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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