Common Fringe Myrtle
(Calytrix tetragona)

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Calytrix tetragona

Dwarf to tall shrub with small narrow leaves and thin lightweight branches. The leaves are slightly fleshy with a fragrance. A healthy shrub is bright green with yellow-green young tips. Flowering occurs in October. Flowers are white or pink and are clustered along the branches. This shrub usually reaches 1 m or more. Position in sun or light shade, plant in well-drained lime free soil.

Type
Native
Maintenance
Medium
Water use
Moderate
Container
One
Size
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Root size
2.5 metres
Foliage
Deciduous
Zones
Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Sandy, Loam
Tolerances
Wind
Regions
Habitat plants
Shade levels
Full sun, Sun/shade
Flowering seasons
Spring
Colours
Yellow, Green, White, Pink
Gardens
Native