Pimelea humilis – Dwarf Rice Flower

A dwarf and compact shrub with trusses of white flowers covering the plant in spring and summer. A good decorative and low maintenance shrub, that is drought and frost tolerant. Does well in sun or partial shade, in a range of soil types provided they drain well. A light trim after flowering is needed to keep it compact. Butterfly attracting.

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