Tetratheca thymifolia white
Genus Species: Tetratheca thymifolia white
Common / Product Name: Black – eyed Susan
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.6 – 0.6m x 0.60 – 0.60m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Perennial Shrub
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: White with black centre
Irrigation: Will require watering over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Requires a cool root run, can tolerate low temperatures as low as -3°C, needs protection from direct frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in 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.