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Chamelaucium 'Dancing Queen' (Geraldton Wax Flower)

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Top ten native plants. Native plant specialist Angus Stewart's top ten native Australian plants.

Plant description

Chamelaucium Dancing Queen

Chamelaucium 'Dancing Queen' is a beautiful medium sized upright shrub featuring a profusion of dark reddish purple buds that open to medium sized ruffled double lilac pink flowers. The stunning double flowers make this a great feature plant and cut flower. Plant is a sunny spot in well drained soil, and feed with a good native low phosphorus fertiliser. Grows to 2 metres high and wide.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 2 metres

Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies and insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: well-drained.

Clay: not suitable.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Native fertiliser.

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