Tetratheca thymifolia alba – Black Eyed Susan

A white flowered form of the Black Eyed Susan, this shrub is ideal as a container plant, in rockeries and for sheltered coastal areas. It is a low shrub which blooms with abundant white flowers in late winter and spring and may need a light pruning after flowering to encourage a compact habit.

Family : Elaeocarpaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 0.6
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Tetratheca thymifolia alba
Common Name : Black Eyed Susan
Height : 0.6
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant, Wildflower meadow
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects