Genus Species: Pimelea imbricata
Common / Product Name: Rice Flower
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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.