Sharp-capped mallee, Blue mallee
Description: A small mallee to 16' (4 m), forming a lignotuber. The bark of trunks are more or less rough with grey-brown imperfectly decorticated ribbons, smooth grey and creamy above. Branchlets glaucous or non-glaucous; leaves gray-blue to a pale yellow-green. Flowers white to pale yellow. A mallee of remote areas in central Australia, the south-western Northern Territory, South Australia; on sand plains and dunes, and also on rocky slopes.
Culture: Sun, well drained acid pH soil.
Uses: Ornamental for smaller landscapes
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Mallee to 16'|
|Flower Color||White to pale yellow|
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Monday August 29, 2011 04:48 PM