A small mounding shrub to about 3′ tall by 4′ wide with aromatic needle-like leaves. When in bloom, it is covered with small near-white 5-petaled flowers that darken to deep rose-pink with age. Some flowers are also produced off season. Scaddan is a community north of Esperance in the southeastern corner of Western Australia.
Pronunciation: kam-ay-LAU-see-um sil-ee-ATE-um
Species Meaning: Fringed with hairs
Chamelaucium ciliatum is native to Western Australia.
Full sun to part shade in a well-drained soils and drought tolerant once established.
2/16/21 8 cuttings, 4 treated with Clonex, 4 with Hormodin 3. On heat and mist.
This plant is a 2008 UC Santa Cruz Koala Blooms Australian Plant Introduction Program.
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Plant ID: C2107
Found in Greenhouse,
Cuttings on heat and mist