Eriostemon australasius – Pink Wax Flower

An attractive medium sized shrub which grows and flowers in part shade, with profuse sprays of delicate pink blooms which are great for cut flowers. Grows to around a metre or two tall and wide and prefers a sandy to sandy loam well drained soil type. Can be touchy in a garden situation, in which case it can be container grown.

Family : Rutaceae
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Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Saline
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Eriostemon australasius
Common Name : Wax Flower
Height : 2
Flower Color : White, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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