A low growing small spreading shrub, Verticordia fastigiata makes a good ground cover plant for a sunny position.
This is a very attractive Verticordia species that can reach around .5 m in height although often smaller, and will spread to around .5 m.
It grows well in an open sunny position and requires a well drained soil. In the garden plant in a raised area or a rock garden.
Flowering time is from Mid summer through to Autumn depending on climate and conditions.
This is a naturally neat plant, it has dense foliage and requires little care once established. Flower colour varies with red being common, yellow and more orange flowering varieties are also found.
- Botanical Name – Verticordia fastigiata
- Family – Myrtaceae
- Common Name – Mouse Featherflower
- Height – To around 0.5 m
- Spread – To around 0.5m
- Position – Full Sun
- Soil – Well drained
- Foliage – Mid to deep green
- Flowers – Red to orange and yellow
- Flowering Time – Summer to Autumn
- Drought Tolerant – Yes