Thryptomene ‘Beths Pink’


A small to medium shrub that gets charming small pink flowers which cover the branches in spring. An adaptable low maintenance plant for well drained soils, once established it will tolerate dry conditions and frost. Grows to 1.5 to 3 metres high and wide. Good cut flower plant. Foliage is fragrant when crushed.

Scientific Name:Thryptomene
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Thryptomene
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 3 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Weeping
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Fragrant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Fragrant oils, Bonsai, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

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Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.