San Marcos GrowersSan Marcos Growers
New User?
Wholesale Login
Enter Password
Home Products Purchase Gardens About Us Resources Contact Us
Search Utilities
Plant Database
Search by Plant Name
Advanced Search
Search by size, origins,
color, cultural needs, etc.
Website Search
Search for any word
Site Map
Retail Locator
Plant Listings

PLANT TYPE
PLANT GEOGRAPHY
PLANT INDEX
ALL PLANT LIST
PLANT IMAGE INDEX
PLANT INTROS
SPECIALTY CROPS
NEW  2021 PLANTS

PRIME LIST
  for MAY


 Weather Station

 
Products > Crowea 'Festival'
 
Crowea 'Festival' - Pink Waxflower

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

[2nd Image]
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Rutaceae (Citrus)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Year-round
Fragrant Flowers: Yes
Parentage: (Crowea exalata x C. saligna)
Height: 3-4 feet
Width: 3-4 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Crowea 'Festival' An attractive fine-textured medium-sized shrub to 3 to 4 feet tall by as wide with 1 to 1 1/2 inch long narrow leaves and 1/2 to 3/4 inch wide deep pink star-shaped flowers year round with a peak from late spring to fall. Plant in full cool sun (with roots shaded) to part or light shade in a well-drained soil. Can tolerate dry conditions but best with occasional summer irrigation. Cold hardy to 15-20 F. Responds well to pruning. Makes a great cut flower and is an attractive garden specimen or container plant. This hybrid Crowea is thought to be the result of a cross between Crowea exalata and C. saligna. It was selected from a group of spontaneous seedlings in the garden of Mr and Mrs Cooper in Turramurra, New South Wales prior to 1980. It was first grown at the UC Santa Cruz arboretum in 1993 with accession number 93.316 and is a 2011 UCSC Koala Blooms Australian Plant Introduction.  The information provided on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery's library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations in our nursery of crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Crowea 'Festival'.
 
  [MORE INFO]