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Chamelaucium 'Munns'

Chamelaucium uncinatum 'Munns'

ORIGIN: Chamelaucium 'Munns' is a naturally occurring form of Chamelaucium uncinatum Schau. introduced to cultivation by Mr George Munns, a former Curator of the gardens and grounds of the University of Western Australia. This cultivar was named in honour of his work with C. uncinatum in cultivation and in recognition of his devotion to duty and tireless work on the University grounds. Cultivar first received by the Authority 9 September 1977. The applicant is Mr George Lullfitz, PO Box 34 Wanneroo, WA.

DESCRIPTION: This cultivar is of average vigour and has an erect habit. The leaves are ca. 20-25mm long and much narrower than is normal for the species. The flowers are ca. 20mm in diameter with a dark centre and a dark pink edge on the petals. This cultivar flowers from August to November in Western Australia and is the latest variety to flower.

DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar can be distinguished because of its narrower foliage and the flower colour.

CULTIVATION NOTES: Must be reproduced vegetatively to preserve the cultivar form.

COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966.

freshly opened flowers:

petal: near purple group 75A.

stamen collar: white group 155A.

centre: near yellow green goup 152A.

mid aged flower:

petal outer: red purple group 71A.

petal inner: white group 155D.

stamen collar: near red purple group 70C.

centre: near red purple group 71A.

old flower:

petal outer: red purple group 71A.

petal inner: white group 155D.

stamen colour: near red purple group 70C.

centre: near purple group 77A.

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC140, CBG7705479

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 18 November 1982