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Chamelaucium uncinatum 'Purple Pride' is a medium sized shrub, growing to around 2 metres tall and wide. It is very floriferous, with masses of purple flowers that are long lasting, attractive cut flowers. A great feature plant. It needs an open, sandy soil, and can be grown in a large container in areas with heavy soil. Salt tolerant and can take light frost. Likes a sunny spot.
Flower colour: purple
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: 2 metres
Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Clay: not suitable.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorous native fertiliser.