|Height||1m - 1.5m |
|Sun exposure||Full sun / Part shade |
|Flower colour||Orange |
|Bloom time||Spring - Summer |
Darwinia Citriodora Lemon scented. A small attractive dense shrub with pointed green leaves which oftern have attractive purple tips during Winter. The foliage is lemon scented with orange flowers that appear in Spring through to Summer. The unusual flowers are small and orange with prominent stamens and attract the nectar feeding birds.
A lovely shrub for full sun or part shade area. Prefers a well-drained soil and once established is drought tolerant.
Ideal for rockery pockets, borders, hedging. or massed plantings, great used as a foliage plant in the garden, in a decorative pot.
Planting: Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so that soil level is the same as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly and water in even if the soil is moist.
Care: Always ensure regular watering is provided for your new plants. The plants may need watering for around 12 weeks or until they are established depending on time of year and weather conditions once planted.
Good mulching will assist to reduce weeds and maintain moisture levels. Maintain fresh growth, shape and promote dense habit by pruning after main flowering time. Feed in early Spring with a low phosphorus fertiliser.
Using tubestock is a great advantage for planting in your garden as they will establish quickly with the appropriate care.
Plants are supplied as tubestock in 42mm wide pots. Your plant will be established in its pot and ready to plant out.