Description: A small mallee species to 6m (18') found on the southern Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Yeelanna, Cummins and Koppio area. It features smooth bark and the adult leaves are glossy green. The bark colors range from gray, brown, copper and orange and hang in ribbons in the upper branches. The flowers are pale yellow to white. Unusual, urn-shaped fruits in clusters are unique and attractive.
Culture: Full sun, well drained acid soil, gravel soils, sandy loam.
Uses: Small landscaping species, ornamental, attractive foliage.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Mallee to 18' with lignotuber|
|Soil||Acid, sand or sandy loam, gravels|
|Culture||annual rainfall - probably 20" or less|
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Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM