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Darwinia oxylepis

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Darwinia
                        Specie: Darwinia oxylepis

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Aromatic needle-like leaves; masses of red flowers on drooping branches in spring

Uses: Cut flowers Containers Bird-attracting plant Foliage contrast Flower contrast

Zones: 9-11

Description: A small dense shrub to around 3 ft (1 m) high with crowded, aromatic, pine-like leaves on short upright stems. Profuse, waxy, red, bell-shaped flowers topped with short green bracts hang from the ends of pendulous branches during spring. This is a particu

Growth Habit: Upright dense habit

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