Purple Pride Geraldton Waxflower
Chamelaucium uncinatum 'Purple Pride'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||kam-ay-LAU-see-um un-sin-AH-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Winter to Mid-Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||New Zealand Flax (Phormium); Kohuhu (Pittosporum); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Rice Flower (Ozothamnus); Hopseed Bush (Dodonaea); Lantana (Lantana)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11