Chamelaucium uncinatum
Geralton Waxflower

Uses: A highly ornamental yet hardy foliage plant. Plant singly for contrast or grouped as an informal hedge or wind-break in wider roadside verges, nature strips, parks and reserves. Requires well-drained soils and responds well to heavy pruning. Attracts honey eating birds and insects.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

  • Height 1.5-2m
  • Spread 2-3m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Chamelaucium uncinatum
  • Common Name Geralton Waxflower
  • Origin WA
  • Habit Erect, Spreading
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Coastal footslopes, Footslopes, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Pink
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Flower Type Open-petalled
  • Purpose Habitat, Ornamental, Wind protection, Screen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)