Thryptomene-calycina.jpg (11633 bytes)Thryptomene calycina: is a member of the Myrtaceae family and is known as the Grampianís Thryptomene.

Thryptomene calycina is a small to medium, rather bushy shrub. The small, oblong leaves are 1.5 centimetres long, 0.5 centimetres wide, deep green, aromatic and tightly clustered along the stems.

Flowers are 0.5 centimetres across, white and carried in the leaf bases at the tops of stems. Blooms are conspicuous, profuse and appear from winter to spring.

Thryptomene calycina is a Victorian species and is found in the Grampians National Park in western Victoria.

The Grampianís Thryptomene is popular as a cut flower and would be an attractive addition to a native garden bed.

Propagate from cuttings.

 

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