Homoranthus prolixus


The attractively layered form of this plant along with the cream yellow flowers and grey green foliage are its outstanding features. Use it as feature shrub for the front of a garden bed or as an interesting rockery ‘living sculpture’. It grows to around 30 centimetres high, and spreads out to around a metre wide. It is virtually maintenance free. The foliage is aromatic when crushed.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Ground cover
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Homoranthus prolixus
Common Name : Homoranthus
Height : 0.8
Flower Color : Cream, Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects