Melaleuca coccinea- Goldfields Bottlebrush seeds X 200


Native Shrub, Red Flowers Drought & Frost Hardy

10 in stock

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Goldfields Bottlebrush

Melaleuca coccinea

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

A native of Western Australia’s arid Goldfields area where it adaptable to most soils in an open, sunny position and is drought and frost resistant.

An evergreen shrub growing to 2 metres (6ft) with a spread of 1 metre; the stem is erect, open and straggling; the leaves are heart-shaped, occurring in four rows; the flowers are brilliant red, bottlebrush-like and 5cm long appearing in late spring.

The W.A. Herbarium rates the conservation of this plant as Priority 3 – Rare Flora which is poorly known and in urgent need of a survey study.

Propagation by seed occurs readily.

Offered is a packet of 200 seeds (includes chaff) with propagation notes.

All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Item specifics

Plant Habit: Shrub Common Name: Goldfields Bottlebrush
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate, Mediterranean Season of Interest: Spring/Summer
Sunlight: Full Sun, Part Shade Watering: Medium
Genus: Melaleuca Type: Flowering
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: coccinea Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 4 (-5°C to 0°C)


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