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Thryptomene saxicola, Rock Thryptomene

Thryptomene saxicola

Rock Thryptomene
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Australia
Can be used for bonsaiSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Leaves are 5-10 mm long and obovate with a characteristic Myrtaceae smell when crushed.

It is a hardy plant in well drained soils in a sunny or lightly shaded location and it is tolerant of moderate frosts.

Flowers have a light unpleasant smell.


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