Diplopeltis huegelli – Pepper Flower

A charming low growing shrub from Western Australia, with white, pink or purple flowers from winter through to spring and mid summer. Attractive to bees and other insects. Does well on a wide range of soil types from clay to sandy, as well as gravelly. Good for massed plantings and in containers. Grows to around a metre high and wide.Drought tolerant.

 

Scientific Name:Diplopeltis huegelli
Family:Sapindaceae
Common Name:Pepper Flower
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 1.5 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 1.5 metres
Flower Colour:White, Pink, Purple, Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Winter
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting, Hardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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