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Chamelaucium 'University'

Chamelaucium uncinatum 'University'

ORIGIN: Chamelaucium 'University' is a form of Chamelaucium uncinatum Schau. originally selected from plants growing at the University of Western Australia by the late Oliver J Dowell. It has been grown commonly in cultivation since the early 1960's. The cultivar was received by the Authority on 9 September 1977. The applicant is Mr George Lullfitz of Wanneroo, Perth.

DESCRIPTION: This cultivar is a low growing form of Chamelaucium uncinatum. It has an open habit and sparse, woody branches. Although flowering is less prolific than on most forms the individual flowers are a spectacular colour, opening deep pink and darkening with age to a deep purple. The flowers are ca. 20mm in diameter with average to large petals.

COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966.

Freshly opened flower:

petals: near purple group 75A.

staminal collar: white group 155D but stamens distinctly deep pink.

centre: greyed green group 194B.

Middle aged flower:

petals: purple violet froup 80A.

staminal collar: white group 155 D blushed deep pink.

centre: near red purple group 71A.

Old Flower:

petals: red purple group 71A.

staminal collar: red purple group 71A.

centre: purple group 79A.