Beautiful, low-growing shrubs to about 2m high in gardens with aromatic foliage and masses of rounded flowers in pink, red, white and cream.
Geraldton Wax is well-suited to Australia's dry gardens and landscapes and the plants cope well with irregular watering and low soil fertility. Use the cut flowers in the home as they will last up to a week.
|Growth Height — 2.5m|
|Flowering Period — Summer, Spring|
|Light Requirements — Full sun|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Sow in warm areas at any time. In frost prone areas when danger of frost is over. Seeds have a thick oily skin. To leach out the oil fill a pot with slightly acidic soil. It is beneficial to add Wildflower Seed Starter granules to soil surface. Wet thoroughly, sow seeds on the surface and cover with fine gravel. Water heavily and often during germination. Place in warm shady position.
Water heavily and often during germination.