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Beaufortia sparsa.


Beaufortia sparsa.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Very attractive West Australian shrub. Light grren diamond shaped leaves are arranged scale like on the wiry branches. Bush is covered with colourful bright orange-red bottlebrush flowers in late summer and autumn. Prefers a warm site with well drained soil. Thrives if not in a very dry site. Flowers on one year old wood, so only prune straight after flowering.

 
Genus
Beaufortia
Species   sparsa.
Cultivar  

Common name
Swamp bottlebrush

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
Australia


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Grows in sandy soils

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Prefers a sunny site / Tolerates coastal sites / Tolerates exposed sites. / Tolerates some frost

Enthusiast / Nourishment / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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