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Eucalyptus macrocarpa ssp elachantha - Small Leaved Mottlecah - 15 seeds

Eucalyptus macrocarpa ssp elachantha - Small Leaved Mottlecah - 15 seeds

SKU: EUCMACREL
$4.50Price

Gorgeous pink to red flowers that are nectar producing and is also frost resistant!

 

Myrtaceae - no shipment to Western Australia or Tasmania

 

The Small Leaved Mottlecah is a compact shrub endemic to Western Australia growing up to 0.8 - 3m in cultivation with smooth shiny yellowish brown, salmon pink to grey brown bark that is shed in ribbons.
This species is endemic to the SE of Geraldton to Walyering, usually growing on sandplains.
It is a spectacular spreading tree with a dense crown of juvenile foliage that is dull, silvery, grey green leaves and red to rose pink to red flowers that are up to 6 - 8cm wide and has a long flowering period from Spring to Summer and buds are covered with a silvery grey powdery coating. During this time is nectar producing and a great favourite of nectar seeking birds as well as for bees and other insects.
 
Makes a fabulous feature shrub, screen, windbreak, street tree and has great foliage, flowers and decorative seed pods that can be used in arrangements.
 
It will grow well in full sun or partial shade and while it grows well in almost any soil it is not at its best in heavy soils and is frost resistant to at least -7°C.
 
15 premium quality seeds shipped on receipt of cleared funds. 
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