Pink Five Corners, Three-flowered Styphelia.
Presence in Australia
Noted at Mates Gully subcatchment.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT.
Sclerophyll forest and woodland with Casuarina, Callitris and Box species. Sandy soils or loams on various substrates.
Erect diffuse to bushy shrub 40cm to 2m high. Sharp-pointed stiff leaves.
Well-drained soil with some shade.
Usually pink to red, or occasionally cream or pale yellow-green, mainly Apr-Oct. Tubular.
From seed. May take several weeks to germinate. Difficult from cuttings.
Shade and shelter
Could be planted as understorey plant in windbreaks.
Attractive ornamental due to flowers and compact habit.