Pimelea ferruginea alba


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This adaptable rice flower features mass displays of brilliant white flowers that are so profuse that they completely hide the foliage, on a very compact mounding shrub. It makes a wonderful dwarf feature shrub for the front of a sunny garden bed or use it in a pot or rockery situation. Trim back behind the spent flower heads at the end of spring.

Family: Thymeleaceae

Scientific Name: Pimelea ferruginea

Cultivar: Alba

Common Name: Rice Flower

Plant Type: Small shrub

Height: 1 ~ 1.2 metre

Width: 0.5 ~ 0.6 metres

Flower Colour: White

Flowering Time: Spring, Summer

Ph Level: Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Soil Type: Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix

Plant Environment: Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant

Climate Zone: Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid

Light: Sunny

Growth Habit: Evergreen, Mound-shaped

Lifespan: Perennial

Soil Moisture: Well-drained

Frost Tolerance: Tolerates light frost

Plant Usage: Hedge, Topiary, Feature plant

Special Features: Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly

Attracts Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Additional information

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Pot Size

140mm, 200mm – In store purchase only, Tube Stock