Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN:Chamelaucium 'Bundara Mystic Pearl' was the result of a manipulated cross between C. 'Bundara Excelsior' as the female parent and a white form of C. uncinatum as the male parent. 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. Cultivar received by the Authority2 September 1977. The applicant is Mr D Gust of Bundara Nursery, Crows Nest, Queensland.
DESCRIPTION: The habit of this cultivar is similar to normal Chamelaucium uncinatum. The flowers are a pink mauve on opening fading to a very pale pink.
DIAGNOSIS: A very robust shrub with a large number of the flowers borne on the branch terminals. This cultivar was bred with the cut flower market in mind and the first crop attained a 4.5kg cutting. This crop rate was achieved at Bundara Nursery. The cultivar may be distinguished from other similar colour forms of C. uncinatum by the heavier crop of flowers.
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Code 1966.
newly opened flower: red purple group 68D.
older flower: red group 36D.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC135, ACRA74, CBG7708978
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 20 March 1981