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Chamelaucium uncinatum?

Christoph Metelmann chandvel at inet.uni-c.dk
Sun May 19 05:00:43 EST 1996


In message Sat, 18 May 1996 22:56:50 GMT,
  cwatsonc at cix.compulink.co.uk ("Claire Watson")  writes:

> Can anyone help me with information on this plant.
>
> Bought as a conservatory plant in January, it is still in full bloom
> after 4 months in my cool greenhouse (min 50deg). When will it ever stop
> flowering? I have dozens of young plants coming along from the prolific
> seed it sets. (like grass at the moment).
>
> The label says "Chamelaucium uncinatum (Wax Flower). Evergreen shrub to
> 150cm high, with full head of lightly scented flowers in early spring.
> Keep in good light, above 6C. Needs ericaceous compost when re potting."
>
> I would love to know the country of origin and natural size, etc.
>
> Claire Watson
>
> N.England
> ..
>
It is a Myrtaceae from W-Australia - requires a coldhouse. Kind of a bush.

Chris



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