Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN:Chamelaucium 'Bundara Supreme White' was the result of a manipulated cross between two plants of C. uncinatum. The female parent was a white form of the species and the male parent was a seedling raised from this white flowered form. The cross was performed by Mr D Gust of Bundara Nursery, Crows Nest, Queensland and was done with intention of raising a prolifically flowering plant for the cut flower market.The applicant was Mr D Gust of Bundara Nursery, Crows Nest, Queensland.Cultivar fist received by the Authority 2 September 1977.
DESCRIPTION: The habit of this cultivar is similar to the normal Chamelaucium uncinatum. The flowers are pure white in colour.
DIAGNOSIS: This shrub has leaves and flowers slightly smaller than the normal form of Chamelaucium uncinatum. The shrub is very dense and the flowers are borne on the branch terminals. The original shrub was bred with the cut flower market in mind. In the first year 2.2kg of blooms were cut and in the second year 6.8kg were cut from the plant. This crop rate was recorded at Bundara Nursery. The cultivar differs from other white forms of C. uncinatum in that it produces a heavier crop of flowers.
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966.
petals: white 155B.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC136, ACRA75, CBG7708979
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 20 March 1981