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Darwinia citriodora 'Seaspray'

Seaspray Lemon-scented Myrtle

Myrtle

Comments

A low mounding shrub with fragrant, pale green leaves, featuring green and orange-red flowers that darken with age, appearing in winter to spring; a durable plant that tolerates a wide range of conditions; great as a specimen, or cascading over walls

Description

A low mounding shrub with fragrant, pale green leaves, featuring green and orange-red flowers that darken with age, appearing in winter to spring; a durable plant that tolerates a wide range of conditions; great as a specimen, or cascading over walls

Landscape Attributes

Seaspray Lemon-scented Myrtle is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Seaspray Lemon-scented Myrtle is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Seaspray Lemon-scented Myrtle will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 inches

3 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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