Warilu, Blue-leaved mallee
Description: Native to the hot, dry, desert area, I saw this one at Alice Springs Desert Park where the unique foliage and deep blue color caught my attention. The leaves are joined in pairs at the stem. It is reported that some species bloom when only 40 cm tall. West Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland often on sand plains and dunes.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Mallee to 24', lignotuber|
|Culture||Very low moisture|
|Native||West Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland|
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