Albany or Swamp Daisy

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Actinodium
Species: cunninghamii
Main Flower Colour: Pink

Description

Small evergreen shrub growing to about 50cm, growing in poorly drained sandy soil. Small heath-like leaves. Flowers clustered in an infloresence 5cm in diameter, giving a daisy-like appearance. Colours vary from pale pink through to deep pink. Not a true daisy - related to gum trees and bottlebrushes!

Flowering start in August and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink. Large daisy-like pink flowers, small heath like foliage.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5315

Created: 30 Mar 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Fitzgerald River NP. WA

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