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|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||1.5 ~ 2 metres|
|Width:||0.6 ~ 1 metre|
|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|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Propagation Method:||Semihardwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.