Geraldton wax

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Chamelaucium
Species: uncinatum
Main Flower Colour: Pink

Description

Dense shrub to 3m. Leaves are cylindrical with a hooked point. The name uncinatum means "hooked" in Latin, in reference to the tips of the leaves. Flowers are 1.5cm across with five oval petals and a cup shaped centre. Colour of the flowers in variable sheds of pink or white.

Flowering start in June and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink. Ti-tree flowers, cylindrical leaves with hooked tip.

Uses

A common inclusion in floral arrangements - commercially cultivated for the cut flower trade.

References

Created: 11 Apr 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

AVW - Avon Wheatbelt

Specifics

Roadside near Mullewa

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