Pimelea humilis – Dwarf Rice Flower

A dwarf and compact shrub with trusses of white flowers covering the plant in spring and summer. A good decorative and low maintenance shrub, that is drought and frost tolerant. Does well in sun or partial shade, in a range of soil types provided they drain well. A light trim after flowering is needed to keep it compact. Butterfly attracting.

Scientific Name:Pimelea humilis
Common Name:Rice Flower
Other Common Names:Dwarf Rice Flower
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Butterflies



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants