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Pimelea imbricata     Common / Product Name: Rice Flower

Genus Species: Pimelea imbricata    

Common / Product Name: Rice Flower


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.3m x 0.40 – 0.40m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Perennial Shrub

Flowering:  starts: Winter / ends: Spring

Flower Colour:   White, Cream sometimes Pink

Irrigation:   Will require watering over long dry periods. Good to use in annual garden beds.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods. Medium frost tolerance, plant in areas protected from frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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