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Bauera rubioides

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Bauera rubioides River Dog Rose, River Rose,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Medium evergreen native shrub with unique, dense, shiny-green foliage and masses of small pink flowers throughout the year. A great bee attractor that is found growing in shady areas along side of a creek. Great to use as a low growing feature or as a screen. Grows approx. 30-150cm tall x 50-100cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Embankment, Feature, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Shady Garden, Wetlands, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Baueraceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: All Year, Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High, Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate