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Baeckea virgata dwarf

Plant name: Dwarf twiggy heath myrtle

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: QLD.

Cultural notes: Prefers a lightly shaded position in well drained soils.

Maintenance: Can be pruned after flowering to maintain shape and encourage new growth.

Tolerates: Tolerant of frost, drought and poor soils.

Flowering season: Late Spring and Summer.

Flower colour: Profuse dainty white flowers to 8mm in Width: and occuring in clusters.

Foliage colour: Dark green linear leaves to 2.5cm in length.

Width: up to 0.5m

Height: up to 0.3m

Recommended uses: Suitable as a feature plant or for mass plantings. Good for rockeries or as a container plant. The leaves can be steeped in water to make an aromatic tea that has a sedative effect.

Description: Likely to become known as Babingtonia bidwillii. A compact form of Baeckea virgata growing to 30cm in Height: and 50cm in Width:. It has dark green linear leaves and white flowers occuring in clusters in late spring and summer.