Lomatia myricoides (C.F.Gaertn.) Domin

Long-leaf Lomatia

Leaves

Leaves

Images


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Lomatia

Category: Shrub

Zones: 7? to 10

Size: To 10' tall, Woodlanders lists it as 6 to 8' tall and 4 to 6' wide

Exposure: Part Shade

Description: 

Long narrow leaves, to 8", pointed, toothed margins. Pink, white or cream flowers in racemes, fragrant.

See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.

History: 

Published in Biblioth. Bot. 22(89): 596 in 1921.

Native to Australia.

Basionym Embothrium myricoides C.F.Gaertn.

Synonym Tricondylus myricaefolius Salisb. ex Knight.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Woodlanders in March 2014 and planted it in the Courtyard.


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