A charming small shrub that flowers all year round, with good flushes of flowers in spring and summer. A really useful plant for those difficult half shady and moist areas, and flowers well in these situations. It also does well in coastal gardens. It has small leaves and a dense growth habit, forming a nice mounded plant, but needs consistent moisture to be at its best. It can be pruned lightly in spring or summer to shape, but is attractive without trimming if desired. Suits cool temperate to sub tropical areas, and tolerates medium frosts.
|Scientific Name:||Bauera rubiodes x sessiliflora|
|Common Name:||River Dog Rose|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Width:||0.3 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, All year|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate|
|Light:||Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading, Mound-shaped|
|Soil Moisture:||Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Features:||Bonsai, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects|
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