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Crowea exalata 'Symphony' (Crowea)

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How to plant. Learn how to plant correctly. Planting correctly will not only get your garden off to a flying start, but it will also ensure that your plants's root systems develop as healthily as possible, maximising their long-term stability.

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Ground covers.

Garden Themes. This article describes various garden themes that should work well within Australia.

Plant description

Crowea exalata Symphony 1

Crowea 'Symphony' is a daintily pretty shrub with pink starry flowers from late summer to winter. It is a small rounded shrub with dark green leaves, which can be pruned to shape. It can be used for cut flowers and foliage. Attracts many nectar feeding insects including butterflies and native bees. Use as a feature shrub, or as a pot plant for balconies, courtyards and patios. A most rewarding plant, which performs best in frost free areas. Feed with a low phosphorus native fertiliser in spring.

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: autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.75 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres

Maximum width: 0.75 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus native fertiliser.

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