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Ozothamnus diosmifolius Red Gingham

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

Description:
Attractive, easy to grow native shrub with fine narrow leaves and masses of small red buds opening to pink flowers from mid-Winter through to Spring. Great cut flower. Fragrant foliage. Grows approx. 2m tall x 1m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

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

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