Rose of the West
2-4m high. Spreading, straggly mallee or small crooked tree with broad silvery grey-blue leaves and powdery white branches. Very ornamental plant. Large red 10cm across flowers, with yellow anthers occur in Spring and Summer. Best suited to light well drained soils but adapts to heavier soils. Requires some training to develop good shape. Protection from leaf eating caterpillars.
The Native Shop cannot send any plants in the Myrtacea Family into SA & NT.