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Products > Verticordia plumosa 'Pink Lace'
 
Verticordia plumosa 'Pink Lace' - Featherflower

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Myricaceae (Bayberries)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Verticordia plumosa 'Pink Lace' (Featherflower) - An evergreen dwarf rounded shrub to 18 to 24 inches tall with attractive bluish soft needle-like foliage. Lavender-pink, delicately fringed flowers in tight clusters. Light honey fragrance. Profuse bloom winter and spring. Plant in a sunny location with good drainage and minimal fertilizer. Drought tolerant. Hardy to the mid 20's F. A 2003 UCSC Koala Blooms Introduction. We grew this plant from 2003 until 2008 - it may still be available from one of the other UCSC Koala Blooms partners, Rosendale Nursery, Suncrest Nursery, Monterey Bay Nursery and Native Sons Nursery.  The information on this page is based on research about this plant that is conducted in our nursery library, from online sources, as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in the nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens where we have observed it. We also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Verticordia plumosa 'Pink Lace'.
 
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