Composting written by Glorious Gardens. Learn all about the joys of composting. Cold composting and hot composting are just two of several options.
How to choose a new fence. Five important tips on how to choose a fence.
Top ten native plants. Native plant specialist Angus Stewart's top ten native Australian plants.
Native Hibiscus. An ever increasing interest in native hibiscus has led to the horticultural development of a number of new cultivars which rival the exotic types in beauty and flower size.
Chamelaucium 'Revelation' is an upright somewhat open small shrub. The distinctive feature is the way the flower colour changes from white to mauve-purple as it ages. Great feature plant, good for cut flowers. The foliage is lightly lemon scented.
Geraldton Wax likes a sunny garden position, and a sandy, well drained acid soil. Prune after flowering to keep a compact growing habit.
Flower colour: white or purple
Flowering season: spring summer
The foliage is lemon scented
Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 2 metres
Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorous native fertiliser.