Blue waxflower

Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Philotheca
Species: nodiflora
Main Flower Colour: Blue

Description

The lovely Blue Waxflower was previously known as Eriostemon nodiflora. It is a small open shrub to one metre high, with small narrow leaves clustered along the branches. The porcelain-blue flowers have 5 waxy petals and the flowers are abundant at the ends of the branches making a wonderful display in heathland.

Flowering start in August and ends in January.

Identification

The main flower colour is blue.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/18530
http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com.au/2009/08/blue-waxflower-philotheca-nodiflora.html

Created: 17 Oct 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 13 Apr 2015 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Fitzgerald River NP, WA.

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