Chamelaucium uncinatum - PURPLE PRIDE - Geraldton Wax

SKU: 9336490036818

Size: 175 mm
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Sale price$20.00

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Description

The "Purple Pride" variant of the Geraldton Wax (Chamelaucium) is a delight with its magenta-purple flowers. Originating from Western Australia, this large shrub bursts into a display of radiant blooms from Makuru to Djilba (winter to early spring). Its vivid blossoms make it a prime choice for those aiming to infuse their gardens with a pop of rich colour and ornamental charm.

For those planting "Purple Pride" directly in the ground, enriching sandy soils with a quality soil conditioner will ensure the plant thrives. This robust shrub requires regular watering during its early stages but soon becomes quite resilient, with additional hydration only essential during particularly hot spells. To maintain its vibrant blooms, a dose of fertiliser during Djilba (early spring) and Djeran (autumn) is recommended.

Botanical Name Chamelaucium uncinatum x hybrida
Common Name  Geraldton Wax, Waxflower
Cultivar Purple Pride
Classification
Chamelaucium
PBR Name
Origin Western Australia
Foliage Evergreen
Height 2 - 3 M
Width 2 - 3 M
Light Full sun
Soil Performs best in well-drained, sandy soil enriched with soil conditioner at the time of planting.
Water Requirement Water deeply through warm weather in its first year to encourage deep roots. Drought-hardy once established. May need extra water during heat waves.
Lifespan Perennial
Flower Colour Magenta-Purple
Flower Time Makuru to Djilba (winter to early spring)
Toxicity Not known to be toxic to humans or animals.


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