A small shrub that is rather insignificant when not in flower, but is enlivened by bright mauve-pink nodding flowers from winter through to summer. Naturally occurring in NSW, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania in heathland and sclerophyll forest. Grows in sun to part shade.
|Scientific Name:||Tetratheca pilosa|
|Common Name:||Black Eyed Susan|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.4 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||0.4 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Propagation Method:||Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Playground friendly|
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