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Products > Darwinia citriodora 'Seaspray'
 
Darwinia citriodora 'Seaspray' - Lemon-scented Myrtle

This listing for information only - We no longer grow this plant  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Myrtaceae (Myrtles)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Red
Bloomtime: Winter/Spring
Fragrant Flowers: Yes
Synonyms: D. citriodora 'Austraflora Seaspray']
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Light Shade/Part Sun
Seaside: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Darwinia citriodora 'Seaspray' (UCSC) (Lemon-scented Myrtle) - A dense low mounding shrub to 1 to 2 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide with aromatic pale green leaves from Western Australia. In winter through spring appear green and orange-red flowers that darken with age. Plant in part sun to dappled shade or in full sun in cooler gardens or where the root zone is shaded. Best in well-drained soils with regular irrigation. Hardy to frost and tolerant of seaside conditions if protected from direct ocean spray. A very durable shrub that tolerates a wide range of conditions. Also marketed in Australia as Darwinia citriodora prostrate and 'Austraflora Seaspray'. Introduced in the United States by the University of California Santa Cruz Koala Blooms Program in fall 2005 as Darwinia citriodora 'Seaspray'. This plant is available from San Marcos Growers, Rosendale Nursery, Suncrest Nursery, Native Sons and Monterey Bay Nursery.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Darwinia citriodora 'Seaspray' UCSC.
 
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