Description: A bushy, multi-stemmed mallee to about 15' tall. It has distinctive blue/white juvenile foliage on the lower branches, lanceolate, lustrous green adult leaves on upper branches. Small white flowers appear in clusters along the slender branches. The bark is a polished brown or gray-brown. This mallee is found native in the open sand-heaths of Western Australia.
Culture: Sandy or gravel type soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 14 inches per year.
Uses: Ornamental, hedges or windbreaks, useful cut flowers, foliage or fruit
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small mallee to 9', lignotuber|
|Flower Color||Creamy white|
|Soil||Acid, gravels, sand|
|Culture||14" annual rainfall|
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