Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
Originally registered as: Crowea exalata 'Austraflora Green Cape'
ORIGIN: Crowea 'Green Cape' is a naturally occurring form of Crowea exalata found growing at Green Cape on the South Coast of NSW. It has been propagated and distributed by Molyneux Nurseries Pty Ltd, since collection about 1969.Cultivar received by the Authority on 2nd February 1979. Applicant: Molyneux Nurseries Pty Ltd.
DESCRIPTION: It is a prostrate plant reaching a height of about 150mm but with a spread of about 800mm. The leaves are up to 20mm long by 3mm wide. Oil glands are clearly visible on the underside of the leaves. The mauve flowers are produced in the leaf axils on semi-mature growth. After flowering the petals change colour to white then green. They remain green and protect the seeds while they mature.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different from known normal forms of Crowea exalata in its prostrate habit. The usual height attained is 1-2m.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966 edition.
petals: purple 75A.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC155, CBG7902647
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 30 March 1979