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Ozothamnus diosmifolius Magic Marmalade

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

A small hardy shrub that will add colour to your garden or patio from Mid-Winter through to Spring with its prolific display of red-bronze flower buds that progressively change to hues of orange and then lemon as the flowers mature and open. A very hardy and versatile plant for use in a wide range of landscape applications in a full sun or part shade situation. Excellent for mass plantings. Makes an excellent feature plant for pots and tubs. Can be grown in all mainland Australian states in both coastal and inland situations in well drained soils. Tolerates drought and light frost once established.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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