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Dampiera stricta 'Glasshouse Glory' (Dampiera)

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Plant description

Dampiera stricta Glasshouse Glory

Dampiera stricta 'Glasshouse Glory' is a beautiful ground covering perennial that suckers to fill an area. It has attractive  blue to violet flowers mainly in spring to summer. It originates from the Glasshouse Mountains in Queensland, and will grow well from subtropical to cool areas. It does well in sun to part shade, best flowering is in higher light levels. It can be short-lived if the soil is too wet. Cut back after flowering to encourage new growth.

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: blue
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: insects.

Climate

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

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: not specified.

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