Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Chamelaucium 'Dowell' is a form of Chamelaucium uncinatum selected and named by the late George Wilson, a part owner of Wilson and Johns Nursery at Cannington in Perth, in honour of the late Oliver Dowell. Mr.Dowell was grounds curator at the University of Western Australia. Cultivar received by the Authority on the 9th of September 1977. The applicant was Mr. George Lullfitz of Wanneroo, Western Australia.
DESCRIPTION: This cultivar grows vigorously and at maturity attains a height of 2m with an equal spread. The flowers are large with full petals and measure ± 20mm across. The petals are light purple in colour and recurve backwards as the flower ages. The staminal collar in this variety is also large.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is distinguished by the flower colour.
COLOUR CODE: R.H.S. Colour Code 1966.
Freshly opened flower:
petals near purple group 75A
Staminal collar white group 155D
Centre greyed-green group 194B
Petal purple group 78B
Staminal collar purple group 78A
Centre near greyed-purple group 187
Petal purple group
Staminal collar near red purple group 74A
Centre greyed-purple group 187A
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC138, ACRA05, CBG8305903
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 6 September 1979