Plant Profile - Waterhousea floribunda 'DOW20' SWEEPER®
This improved variety of Waterhousea floribunda bred by Downes Wholesale Nursery features a beautiful weeping habit with gorgeous lush green new growth and an elegant ripple in the leaf.
Waterhousea floribunda 'DOW20' SWEEPER® is a much denser form, making it the ideal plant for a large screen.
Waterhousea floribunda 'DOW20' SWEEPER® also makes a stunning street tree and feature plant performing well in sites like WestPoint Shopping Centre, Blacktown, where large specimens have been used for pavement planting creating a lovely softening effect in a harsh, concrete environment.
Waterhousea floribunda 'DOW20' SWEEPER® can also be seen at Mirvac’s Mornington Estate, Holsworthy, where it has been effectively used for street trees and screening.
Waterhousea floribunda 'DOW20' SWEEPER® grows to a height of 10m x 5-8m wide. It will grow in full sun to part shade and has clusters of lovely white flowers in summer. It will also tolerate light frosts in cool climates.
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By Warren Downes