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Best Australian natives for pots & small gardens. The trend towards smaller gardens has inspired the plant lovers in the nursery industry to respond with an ever-increasing range of Australian plants that will delight those who want to attract birds and butterflies and bring a little bit of the bush onto their balconies. From banksias to bottlebrush there are plants that will add colour and texture to provide year round interest.
Cleome 'Senorita Rosalita' is a lovely new variety of spider flower with airy looking flowers all year round in warm areas. Easy care plants that are waterwise and love the sun. Lovely planted in drifts, also good for container growing. Rarely troubled by pests or disease. This variety does not set seed so will not become a weed problem, and don't need dead heading. Mulch to deter weeds.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects, bees.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: Slow release fertiliser every couple of months.