Tetratheca thymifolia alba – Black Eyed Susan

A white flowered form of the Black Eyed Susan, this shrub is ideal as a container plant, in rockeries and for sheltered coastal areas. It is a low shrub which blooms with abundant white flowers in late winter and spring and may need a light pruning after flowering to encourage a compact habit.

Scientific Name:Tetratheca thymifolia alba
Family:Elaeocarpaceae
Common Name:Black Eyed Susan
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.4 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.6 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Wow factor
Special Uses:Cut flower, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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