Homoranthus prolixus


The attractively layered form of this plant along with the cream yellow flowers and grey green foliage are its outstanding features. Use it as feature shrub for the front of a garden bed or as an interesting rockery ‘living sculpture’. It grows to around 30 centimetres high, and spreads out to around a metre wide. It is virtually maintenance free. The foliage is aromatic when crushed.

Scientific Name:Homoranthus prolixus
Common Name:Homoranthus
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.3 ~ 0.8 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Cream, Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants