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Thomasia pygmaea

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Thomasia pygmaea Tiny Thomasia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Spreading

Description:
Small evergreen native shrub with a low-growing spreading habit and unique lantern-shaped magenta flowers in Spring and Summer. Great for rockeries or containers.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Malvaceae Australia

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

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