danilicious: (cheshire black)
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Taxonomy stuff: Phebalium daviesii
Common name/s: Davies' Wax Flower, St. Helen's Wax Flower, Tasmanian Federation Flower
From: endemic to Tasmania
Status: considered Critically Endangered in Australia (in 2008 less than 20 individuals remained in the wild), not listed in IUCN

Found: Try the Tasmanian Habitat Plants nursery. The Tasmanian Cradoc Nursery doesn't currently have it in stock.





Short and Simple -
Habit: Shrub
Colours: Dark green, glossy foliage, and a profusion of pale yellow or white flowers in Spring.
Height/Width: 0.6 to 1.5 M wide x 1 to 2.5 metres high.
Suitable: Moist well-drained location, part-shade or part-sun.

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