Verticordia, Featherflower 'Eric John'

Verticordia verticordina

Family: Myrtaceae (mir-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Verticordia (vert-ee-KOR-dee-a) (Info)
Species: verticordina
Cultivar: Eric John

Category:

Shrubs

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Medium Green

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Bloom Size:

Under 1"

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Winter

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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positives
1
neutral
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Aug 8, 2018, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

This is thought to be the first intergeneric cross between Verticordia and Chamelaucium. San Marcos Growers claims it is a hybrid cross between Chamelaucium ciliatum and C. uncinatum.

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