This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List
A native of the Alpine regions of Tasmania where it is widespread and abundant. It is a member of the Erica family of heath plants.
A compact, rounded shrub branching from the base, it can grow up to 2 metres (6 ft) high. The branches are covered with stiff, curved, sharp pointed, awl shaped leaves which makes the plant impenetrable and an excellent barrier plant. The terminal flowers are a dense raceme of red, gold, pink or white and most shades in between. The are held above the foliage and give the impression of a shrub covered in candles.
Offered is a packet of 50 seeds with propagation notes of this slow growing shrub.
All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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|Plant Habit:||Flowering||Common Name:||Flowering Scoparia|
|Climate:||Cold, Sub-tropical, Temperate||Season of Interest:||Spring|
|Species:||scoparia||Soil Type:||Clay, Loam, Peat, Sand|
|Plant Hardiness Zone (°C):||3 (-5 to 0 °C)|