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Balaustion  pulcherrimum Hook.   
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FamilyMYRTACEAE
Genus species var.Balaustion  pulcherrimum Hook. 
SynonymsCheynia pulchella Harv.
 Punicella carinata Turcz.
Territory AustraliaWestern Australia
thickets and heaths
Description leaves narrowly ovate, crowded, 2-5mm long, flowers 17-25mm long, calyx red, corolla craterifom
Size15-20cm
Colorred
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
Bibliography
Australian Plant Census biodiversity.org.au/nsl/services
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