Kunzea parvifolia. violet kunzea

Family Myrtaceae
Description Small-medium, very upright and rather open shrub.
Flowering Time Spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Sclerophyll communities, often in areas associated with seepage or occasional waterlogging.
Soil Types Often on lighter soils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Important ecotone species and primary coloniser of eroded soils.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Very beautiful in flower but a non-descript plant at other times. Tolerates heavy pruning/coppicing.
Other Values Attractive flowers and long stems make it a potentially useful cut flower species.
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average to high
Waterlogging
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 4000
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 7-25
Direct Seeding