Pimelea ferruginea ‘Pink Solitaire’ – Rice Flower

Masses of bright pink pom pom like flower heads complement the glossy dark green foliage on a compact dwarf shrub. Use it as a feature plant for the front of a sunny shrubbery or rockery or as a low growing pot plant. It is perfectly suited to windy and salty conditions near the ocean. Trim back behind the spent flowers at the end of spring.

Scientific Name:Pimelea ferruginea
Family:Thymeleaceae
Common Name:Rice Flower
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.75 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Saline
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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