Darwinia pinifolia

A low, spreading shrub with lovely red flowers in spring to summer. More prostrate forms are ground covering. Likes a sunny spot in well drained soil. Dislikes humidity. Can be grafted which may help the plant to be more long lived.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 0.8
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Darwinia pinifolia
Common Name : Darwinia
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial, Short lived
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects