Homoranthus thomasii

A medium sized shrub growing to around 2 metres tall, it has aromatic grey green leaves and pretty clusters of pendulous pink flowers in autumn to the end of winter. It needs part shade and well drained soil, performs well in containers. It naturally grows on sandstone in inland Queensland. It used to be known as Darwinia thomasii.

Scientific Name:Homoranthus thomasii
Family:Myrtaceae
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Width:0.6 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Fragrant
Attracts Wildlife:Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.