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Ozothamnus diosmifolius Just Blush

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ozothamnus diosmifolius Just Blush Australian Rice Flower, White Dogwood, Pill Flower, Sago Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Easy to grow in most well draining soils, Just Blush is a versatile native plant that will bring welcome colour in bud and flower for a lengthy period in late winter. 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 heads of upright small flowers in tones of mauve pink. Buds are almost into the purple shades before they open. Prune after flowering.

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, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

Characteristics
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
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