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Geraldton Wax

Geraldton Wax is an easy-to-grow, large shrub with pink, purple or white flowers.

Large Shrub Excellent Screening Plant Suitable for Pots Waterwise

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Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Chamelaucium uncinatum

Other Names: Wembley Wax (local variant)

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Large shrub with a maximum height 3m

Flower: Pink, purple or white

Flowering Time: Djilba-Kambarang (Aug-Nov)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Suitable for a sunny position.

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Tip pruning a couple of times a year.

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Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, and Reptiles


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