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Pimelea ferruginea Bonne Petite

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pimelea ferruginea Bonne Petite Rice Flower,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Description:
Attractive small native shrub with small shiny green foliage and masses of pink tubular-shaped flowers throughout Spring and Summer. Use as a feature for rockeries, borders and containers. Grows approx. 1m tall x 1m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, 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:
Thymelaeaceae Australia

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

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