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Darwinia citriodora 'Seaspray' (Darwinia)

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Helpful articles

Combating too much rain - 8 top tips
. Tips for the gardener on how to cope with lots of rain.

External privacy screens. External privacy screens began to appear in Australian residential and commercial building during the 1950's and 1960's, as a direct result of high density living and higher incomes. For more information and some examples read this article.

Growing Grevilleas. Learn how to grow grevilleas in your garden.

Winter Flowering Plants for the Garden. No Australian garden need be free of flowers in winter. Read this article to learn about some great winter flowering plants.

Plant description

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Darwinia citriodora Seaspray

A low mounding shrub with silvery green aromatic foliage, dense and very attractively set on fine stems. Vivid orange-red bracted flowers attracts honeyeaters, butterflies and  exquisite harmless native bees to the nectar and pollen. A fast and effective groundcover in small or large gardens. Also great in rockeries or in containers on patio or deck.

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: red
Flowering season: spring winter

Scent

The foliage is aromatic

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres

Maximum width: 1 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: birds 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: not specified.

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