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Pimelea sylvestris

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pimelea sylvestris Rice Flower,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Attractive small native shrub with small shiny green foliage and masses of pink or white tubular-shaped flowers from Winter through to Summer. Use as a feature for rockeries, borders and containers. Grows approx. 30-200cm tall x 30-60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Habitat, Wetlands

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: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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