Description: A small mallee species to 4m (12') found naturally in West Australia between Norseman and Balladonia area. The bark has persistent ribbons along the lower stems and branches. Above this level, the bark is smooth, a shiny brown over red-brown to copper color. An attractive feature of this species! Juvenile growth tends to be green to gray-green in color and slightly glaucous. Adult features are glossy green, lanceolate leaves. Flowers are white in color in buds of 7. The name is derived from the spread out and straggling habit.
Culture: Full sun, well drained acid soil, gravel soils, sandy loam, .
Uses: Small landscaping species, ornamental.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone|
|Type||Mallee to 12' with lignotuber|
|Soil||Acid, sand or sandy loam, gravels|
|Culture||annual rainfall - probably 20" or less|
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