Melichrus adpressus
LARGE NECTAR HEATH
Ericaceae-Styphelioideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Melichrus adpressus
LARGE NECTAR HEATH
Ericaceae-Styphelioideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in chartreuse or cream

Flowering Time: late winter to late spring

Leaves: crossed leaf arrangement

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits bush, mediterranean, oriental & tropical designs

Uses: accents, barrier, pot

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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