Purple Pride Geraldton Waxflower

Chamelaucium uncinatum 'Purple Pride'

Pronunciation: kam-ay-LAU-see-um un-sin-AH-tum
SKU #02292
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A durable, drought tolerant, sun-loving Australian native with graceful, upright branching, fine but dense, needle-like, lightly aromatic, green foliage, and deep rosy-purple flowers. 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 Late winter to mid-spring
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, 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.