Kunzea parvifolia – Violet Kunzea

A useful and variable small shrub for cool to warm temperate areas, with profuse bright pink-mauve nectar rich  flowers in spring to summer. There are prostrate forms available, but they are mostly upright and wide plants with tiny leaves. A light prune after flowering will help encourage a more dense habit. Hardy and easy care for different situations, likes a sunny spot. Drought and frost tolerant.

Family : Myrtaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Fragrant oils, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Kunzea parvifolia
Common Name : Kunzea
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : Pink, Gold, Mauve
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects