Guichenotia macrantha


Description: Gee, I can't pronounce this one, but it sure has pretty pink upside down flowers! This is a dense shrub to about 3' and has narrow, pale green leaves and pink to purple bell shaped flowers. Must have good drainage, withstands dry periods and some frost with protection.  One of six endemic Western Australia species, this one has the largest flowers (2.5 cm) and is probably the best of the species.  It is an excellent rockery plant.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Shrub to 3'
Flower Color Bright Orange
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Well drained soils
Native West Australia
Family: Sterculiaceae

Key Benefits

bulletAttractive pink bell-shape flowers
bulletSmall shrub to 3'
bulletExcellent rockery plant

Problem Solving Features

bulletVery attractive accent plant
bulletLow moisture/fertilizer needs
bulletLow maintenance
bulletExcellent for rock garden feature
bulletWithstands some drought and frost

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.


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