Diplopeltis huegelli – Pepper Flower

A charming low growing shrub from Western Australia, with white, pink or purple flowers from winter through to spring and mid summer. Attractive to bees and other insects. Does well on a wide range of soil types from clay to sandy, as well as gravelly. Good for massed plantings and in containers. Grows to around a metre high and wide.Drought tolerant.


Family : Sapindaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Diplopeltis huegelli
Common Name : Pepper Flower
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : White, Pink, Purple, Mauve
pH Level : Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects