Pityrodia terminalis – Native Foxglove

A colourful and drought resistant native alternative to exotic foxgloves, with very attractive felty textured grey foliage. It is a perennial shrub growing to around a metre high and wide. Native to Western Australia, it grows on a range of soil types and likes a sunny position. It flowers from winter to spring, and can vary from white to pale pink all the way to red-purple. Prune after the flowers die back to tidy up and to encourage a compact habit.

Family : Lamiaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Column-shaped, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Pityrodia terminalis
Common Name : Native Foxglove
Height : 1
Flower Color : White, Red, Pink, Purple
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant, Wildflower meadow
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Biennial, Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects