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Ozothamnus diosmifolius Coral Flush

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ozothamnus diosmifolius Coral Flush Australian Rice Flower, White Dogwood, Pill Flower, Sago Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Easy to grow and needing little supplementary water once established, these native shrubs are colourful and compact garden plants and excel in floral arrangements. As cut flowers they are in high demand overseas for the florist trade. In sunny gardens they will grow into a shapely bush full of flower in the first season. Plants will grow to 2 metres and are well suited to edging and to shaping into low hedges. Flowering from late winter and on through spring with large heads of small coral pink flowers in clusters. Buds are attractive for many weeks before the flowers open.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Native Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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