Pimelea rosea

Scientific name: Pimelea rosea

Common name: Rice Flower 2

Aliases: Pale Pink Rice Flower


Attribute Range
Edible No
Habit Unknown
Native Yes
Sun tolerance Unknown


Height x width: 60cm x 30cm


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» Supplier: Kuranga Native Nursery
» Syn. Pimelea decora
» A slender shrub that has an open habit and large amounts of pink flowering heads in the Spring and Summer
» A great small shrub suited to large tubs and mixed garden beds
» Prefers a moist well-drained soil in a sunny to partly shaded position
» Frost tolerant
» Keep moist in summer and mulch well to keep roots cool and moist
» Cultivate soil before planting
» Dig hole twice the width of the container
» Remove plant from container and place into the hole so the soil level is the same as the surrounding ground
» Fill hole firmly and water in well even if the soil is moist
» Attracts butterflies
» See also Ozothamnus 'Cosmic'


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