Pimelea sylvestris ‘Edna Walling Rice Flower’ – Rice Flower

A many-stemmed small shrub (40-60cm x 20-30cm) with light green leaves, and massed terminal heads of perfumed pink-and-white flowers, highly attractive to butterflies and moths. Use as a feature for rockeries or borders and pots.

Scientific Name:Pimelea sylvestris
Common Name:Rice Flower
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.4 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay 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
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants