Pimelea ferruginea ‘Snowball’ – Rice Flower

This adaptable rice flower features mass displays of brilliant white flowers that are so profuse that they completely hide the foliage, on a very compact mounding shrub. It makes a wonderful dwarf feature shrub for the front of a sunny garden bed or use it in a pot or rockery situation. Trim back behind the spent flower heads at the end of spring.

Family : Thymeleaceae
Cultivar Name: Snowball
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 0.6
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Pimelea ferruginea
Common Name : Rice Flower
Height : 1.2
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects