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Lemon Scented Myrtle

Lemon Scented Myrtle is an easy-to-grow, medium shrub with attractive, aromatic foliage and orange-yellow flowers.

Medium Shrub Suitable for Pots Waterwise

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Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Darwinia citriodora

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Medium shrub with a maximum height 1.5m

Flower: Orange-yellow

Flowering Time: Makuru-Birak (July-Dec)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Tip pruning a couple of times a year.

Waterwise Listing

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, and Frogs


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