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Rice Flower

Pimelea ferruginea

Belonging to the Pimelea genus, Rice Flower has a botanical name of Pimelea ferruginea.

Rounded shrub to 1 m high by 1 m across.Well drained ,sunny ot partly shaded position.Pink flowers in spring.

It grows mainly as an Evergreen, so it will tend to keep its leaves throughout the entire year. Rice Flower is known for its bushy habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.00 metres (3.25 feet). This plant tends to bloom in early spring.

Australia is believed to be where Rice Flower originates from.

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How to grow Rice Flower

  • Dappled Sun

Plant in a location that enjoys dappled sun. Keep in mind when planting that Rice Flower is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Rice Flower to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Rice Flower from seed

Transplanting Rice Flower

As Rice Flower is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Common Rice Flower problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Rice Flower plants:

Rice Flower Folklore & Trivia

Many of the species in this genus are poisonous to cattle and horses.

Other names for Rice Flower


Rice Flower care instructions

How long does Rice Flower take to grow?

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