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plant type

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water      hardiness

project type

urban and commercial

soil type and drainage

light - sandy soils
medium - loamy soils
heavy - clay soils
good drainage
reasonable drainage
poor drainage

Eutaxia microphylla

common eutaxia

A small spreading shrub growing to 1.5m in height and width. The narrow leaves are grey-green, sometimes tinged with bronze and crowded on the branches. Predominantly yellow pea style flowers appear in spring and summer.
originNSW, Qld, Vic, SA, WA.
cultural notesVery hardy, adapts to most soils and positions from full sun to heavy shade. Once established it will tolerate waterlogging and extended dry periods.
maintenanceResponds well to pruning.
toleratesTolerant of drought, frost waterlogging and poor soils.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourThe pea style flowers are yellow, often streaked with red or purple.
foliage colourLeaves are small and narrow and crowded on the branches. They are usually around 2.5mm long, but can grow to 7mm, and to 1mm in width. They are grey-green in colour.
widthup to 1.5m
heightup to 1.5m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesA useful small shrub for rockeries, borders or as a container plant.

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