E. oleosa ssp flocktoniae
E. flocktoniae ssp hebes
May be ssp hebes
Description: This mallee species is found native in West Australia, multiple stems with whipstick trunks. The bark is smooth, gray to creamy brown to coppery orange. You will sometimes find a small amount of ribbon type bark at the base of the trunk. The flowers are pale yellow to white, in groups of 7 or 9. Adult leaves are slightly glossy to glossy, dark green to bluish green. The juvenile leaves are unusual, having a twisted shape to them (strongly decurrent) and opposite for many pairs.
Culture: Sun, well drained soils, pH 5.5 to 6.4, low moisture needs - 10" annual rainfall.
Uses: Ornamental, small landscapes
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Mallee to 8 m (24'), lignotuber|
|Flower Color||Pale yellow to white|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to Fast|
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