Philotheca ‘Flower Girl’ – Wax Flower


A really pretty, hardy small shrub that adapts well to a wide range of environments. The pinkish tinge to the open flowers is a feature. Great plant for a shrubbery or pot. Good cut flower as well. Aromatic foliage. It  has a long flowering period from late winter through spring.

Family : Rutaceae
Cultivar Name: Flower Girl
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Philotheca
Common Name : Wax Flower
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : White, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects