Description: A mallee type shrub, found in Western Australia that is drought resistant. The bark is rough on the lower trunk with smooth gray bark above. The leaves are alternating, relatively narrow, shaped like a lance and mid-green in color. The flowers are normally white and quite showy, up to 5 cm across. This species is generally found in the central wheatbelt of Western Australia in the Merredin and Burracopin area, south to Kulin. Lignotuber.
Culture: Loam or sandy loam soil, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low rainfall.
Uses: Drought tolerant, ornamental plantings, hedges and windbreaks.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small mallee 9 - 18', lignotuber|
|Soil Moisture (minimum)||250 mm (10") per year|
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