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Bauera rubioides Candy Stripe

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

Medium low-growing evergreen native shrub with unique, dense, shiny-green foliage and masses of small pink and white flowers throughout Spring and Summer. 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. 1m tall x 1.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Embankment, Feature, Groundcover, 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: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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