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Big Flowered Geraldton Wax

Family: MYRTACEAE

Genus: Chamelaucium

Species: megalopetalum Hybrids

Originating around Esperance the large flowered wax has been bred with other varieties to produce a range of stunning small free flowering shrubs with large flowers. Cultivars include 'Moonlight Delight' (white), 'Matilda' (white suffused red), 'Mitzi' (pink buds and white flowers).

Pronunciation: Kama-law-si-um

Origin

WA Native

Garden type

Coastal, Cottage, Mediterranean, Native, Verge

Size

H: 40 to 80cm W: 40 to 100cm

Planting information

Part ShadeSun

Flowering season

spring, winter

Availability

Limited availability

Flower colour


White

Pink

Red

Water rating

Minimum maintenanceMinimum maintenanceMinimum maintenance

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