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Pimelea humilis

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pimelea humilis Dwarf Rice Flower, Common Rice Flower,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Native dwarf compact shrub with small narrow green leaves and clusters of white flowers in Spring and Summer. Great for rockeries and cottage themed gardens. Grows approx. 50cm tall x 50cm wide.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Best grown in cool semi-shade position in moist well drained soil and apply an organic mulch. Feed with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser. Minimal tip pruning after flowering to keep looking tidy, prune off spent flowers.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Thymelaeaceae Australia

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

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