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Swan River Myrtle

Swan River Myrtle is an easy-to-grow, small shrub with attractive deep pink flowers.

Small Plants Suitable for Pots Waterwise

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Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Hypocalymma robustum

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Small shrub with a maximum height 1m

Flower: Pink

Flowering Time: Makuru – Kambarang (Jul – Oct)

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: Generally not needed.

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This provides habitat for Invertebrates, and Frogs



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