Fine-leaved low-growing evergreen shrub that will blend happily in your native or coastal garden. Little starry shades-of-pink flowers are a lure for beneficial insects that in turn bring in insectivorous native birds to feed.
APPEARANCE: Evergreen neat compact shrub with fine slender aromatic foliage year-round, and starrywinter flowers which open white and mature to deep pink. South African in origin but has naturalised happily in VIC. More compact than other varieties. USES: Native gardens, coastal gardens, wildlife gardens, attracting beneficial insects, winter gardens. Perfect for low hedging and containers. PLANTING: Plant in a sunny position in well drained acid soil; avoid planting coleonemas in midsummer. Protect from frost and don't let young plants dry out. CARE: Mulch to keep the roots cooler in summer, and water well while plants are establishing. Trim lightly after flowering to promote new growth and compactness. Feed with a controlled release native fertiliser after flowering to keep it healthy and free-flowering HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1m H x 1m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.