Tetratheca pilosa – Pink Eye

A small shrub that is rather insignificant when not in flower, but is enlivened by bright mauve-pink nodding flowers from winter through to summer. Naturally occurring in NSW, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania in heathland and sclerophyll forest. Grows in sun to part shade.

Family : Elaeocarpaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 0.6
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Tetratheca pilosa
Common Name : Black Eyed Susan
Height : 0.6
Flower Color : Pink
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Wildflower meadow
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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