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Chamelaucium Paddy's Pink - waxflower

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This beautiful hybrid between native Geraldton wax and feather flower creates a big bushy shrub with dense clusters of flowers in clear pink. Look closely and you'll see that each flower has a feathery set of petals to match its featherflower parent. For best results these plants need a Mediterranean climate, like that in the southern states and WA; but give it an airy situation and very free-draining soil and try your luck in NSW and QLD.

image: Photographer cropped to size.

Chamelaucium x Verticordia 'Paddy's Pink' - Geraldton Wax, waxflower

APPEARANCE: Native medium sized shrub with a upright growth habit and rose-pink flowers in spring. The flowers have fringed petals reminiscent of the Verticordia parent. Foliage has a spicy fragrance.
USE IN: Feature shrub, native mixed plantings, large informal hedge, wildlife attracting. Long-lasting cut flower for the home too.
LOCATION: Plant in free draining sandy soil in a sunny to partly shaded position in the garden, somewhere open and not crowded by other vegetation. Best flowering is achieved in full sun. Tolerates light frost and is drought resistant once established. Prefers low humidity climates, dry summers and wet winters.
CARE: Mulch away from the stem, and water regularly directly into the soil until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune after flowering, and regularly lightly tip prune, to encourage new growth and dense flowering next season. Fertilise yearly using a slow release native fertiliser.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  2 - 2.5 m H x 2 - 2.5 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery

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