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My Sweet Sixteen Waxflower

Chamelaucium uncinatum 'My Sweet Sixteen'

Pronunciation: kam-ay-LAU-see-um un-sin-AH-tum
SKU #41003
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A durable, drought-tolerant, sun-loving Australian native with graceful, upright branching and fine but dense, needle-like, lightly aromatic green foliage. Small spring flowers open white and age to rosy-red. Adds vivid color to a low-water garden. The loose, airy sprays of waxy flowers are prized by florists for long-lasting color in cut flower arrangements. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when soil is completely dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Requires loose, sandy, well-drained soil; avoid heavy clay and soggy soils. Once established needs only occasional water, however, flowers best with supplemental water in spring in absence of rainfall; reduce frequency in summer. Fertilize sparingly. Prune back by 1/3 after bloom period to promote dense, bushy growth and optimal flowering.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.