Darwinia meeboldii (Cranbrook Bell) is a shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It has an erect and straggly habit, growing to between 0.5 and 3 metres high. The bracts around the flowers form a pendent “bell” which is usually white with red tips. A group of 8 small flowers are concealed inside. These are primarily produced between August and November.
It occurs on peaty soils on slopes in the western part of the Stirling Range National Park.
The species requires good drainage and protection from direct sun. It is difficult to propagate from seed, but cuttings strike readily. Grafting on stocks of Darwinia citriodora may be carried out in areas with unsuitable growing conditions including high humidity.
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^ “Approved Conservation Advice for Darwinia meeboldii (Cranbrook Bell)” (PDF). Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. 2008. Retrieved 2009-07-24.
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