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Carmichaelia


Carmichaelia

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Attractive medium shrub. The branches are slender with pendulous tips. Clusters of fragrant white, veined purple flowers in summer. One of our most beautiful native shrubs. Hardy, though must have well drained soil. Occurs in lowland to mountain regions of the North Island, along streamsides and around froest margins south of Gisbourne.

 
Genus
Carmichaelia
Species  
Cultivar  

Common name
Broom

Family name
Leguminosae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Semi-evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Soil must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Indigenous / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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