A beautiful small shrub with small light green leaves and masses of purple-pink tubular flowers in spring. A great feature plant for rockeries, borders or pots, and does best in a well drained soil and a sunny spot. Attracts butterflies. Feed with a good native fertilizer in early spring, watering in afterwards to avoid leaf or root burning. Trim off flowers after they die back, which also helps to encourage a dense habit. If left untrimmed, Deep Dream has a naturally tidy habit.
|Scientific Name:||Pimelea rosea|
|Common Name:||Rice Flower|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 1.2 metre|
|Width:||0.7 ~ 1 metre|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Wow factor|
|Special Uses:||Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.