|This picture taken Dec 14, 2002 in my greenhouse - this plant was 2 years old.||
Lemon Flowered Mallee
Description: A very popular specimen in West Australia due to its beautiful, large 2" lemon-yellow flowers on reddish stems. It is a small tree or mallee found only in a few restricted sites east of Karonie, West Australia. The bark is smooth, colors range from white, pink, greenish or light copper and sheds in ribbons. Adult leaves are dull, grey-green to glaucous. It has an attractive, weeping habit and prefers low summer rainfall. Drought and frost tolerant. The picture above was taken inside the greenhouse and the plant is only 2 years old, 6' tall and blooming!
Culture: Sun, sandy loam, pH 5.5 to 6.4, annual rainfall minimum of 10 inches per year.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, honey production, good for coastal planting areas, frost tolerant, salt tolerant.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Mallet to 30', 10 m, NO lignotuber|
|Native||Coonaana Hill West Australia|
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