Pimelea ferruginea ‘White Solitaire’ – Rice Flower


Beautiful balls of snow white flowers contrast nicely with the small, glossy dark green leaves on a lovely compact shrub. This makes a wonderful dwarf feature shrub for the front of a sunny garden bed or in a pot or rockery situation. Trim back behind the spent flower heads at the end of spring.

Family : Thymeleaceae
Cultivar Name: White Solitaire
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 0.6
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Pimelea ferruginea
Common Name : Rice Flower
Height : 1
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Butterflies