Pimelea sylvestris ‘Edna Walling Rice Flower’ – Rice Flower

A many-stemmed small shrub (40-60cm x 20-30cm) with light green leaves, and massed terminal heads of perfumed pink-and-white flowers, highly attractive to butterflies and moths. Use as a feature for rockeries or borders and pots.

Family : Thymelaeaceae
Cultivar Name: Edna Walling Rice Flower
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 0.3
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Pimelea sylvestris
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 : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects