Category: Shrub - Evergreen
Zones: 9 to 10
Size: To 3' tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Lance-shaped leaves dotted with oil glands. Flowers pink, 5 petals, in late summer to mid winter. Moderately frost tolerant.
Crowea, with lance-shaped leaves, smooth on both sides, quite entire 3 flowers grow solitary from the bottom of the leaves close to the stem. (Bot. Repos.)
...it is rather a delicate plant, and should be kept in a dry and warm part of the greenhouse, where it will flower from the month of July, till November; growing three feet high, if planted in light sandy peat; and is easily propagated by cuttings (Bot. Repos.)
Published in Bot. Repos. 2: 79 in 1800.
Native to Australia.
'saligna' = willow in Latin.