Presence in Australia
Noted in Burkes-Graveyard catchment. Possibly also in similar country nearby.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic.
Dry sclerophyll forest, open woodland and open rocky platforms within heath, and on sandy loams.
Dwarf shrub usually 20-60cm high.
Requires well-drained soil. Tolerates most frost.
Profuse white flowers, mainly Aug-Nov.
Collect Leucopogon species seed early Nov-late Feb. Monitor closely as mature seeds shed in 3-14 days.
From seed, or cuttings of firm young growth. Try sowing fresh seed in early winter in soil from beneath parent plants. Unstratified seed may germinate in 3-18 months. Some growers have germinated bird-ingested seed.
&nsbp;Attractive, particularly when flowering profusely. Mulch and water during dry periods.