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Australian Native Orchids. Native orchids range from the spectacular epiphytic (growing on trees) and lithophytic (growing on rocks) species of the tropical jungles and warmer areas of Australia, to the intricately subtle terrestrial (growing in the ground) species found throughout the dry eucalypts forests throughout the continent.
Crowea 'Rhapsody' is a pretty flowering shrub with starry pink flowers from summer to autumn. It is a small rounded shrub with dark green leaves. Attracts many nectar feeding insects including butterflies and native bees. Can be used for cut flowers and foliage. Use as a feature shrub, or as a pot plant for balconies, courtyards and patios. Best in frost free areas. Feed with low phosphorus native fertiliser in spring.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.75 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres
Maximum width: 0.75 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: not suitable.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus native fertiliser.