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|Botanical Name:||Pimelea humilis|
|Common Name:||Common Rice-flower , dwarf riceflower|
|Sold As:||Tube ($2.00)|
|Ground Cover (up to 30 cm), Low Growing Shrub (30 cm to 1 m), Butterfly Attracting, Insect Attracting|
|Full Sun, Partial Shade
Dry, Moist, Well Drained
|10-30 cm x 0.3-1 m|
|Foliage:||Densely hairy new growth. Pairs of grey-green elliptic leaves 6-16 mm x 1-9 mm.|
|Flowers:||Terminal flowerheads of many flowers, base of dense fragrant creamy-white flowers hairless, densely hairy above, surrounded by 4-6 bracts, hairy on inside, yellow base, green above. Flowers bisexual or female. September-January,|
|Erect to spreading herb. Dainty little plant for small gardens, rockeries and borders. Establishes under trees and shrubs. Container plant. Responds to heavy pruning. Frost tolerant. Nectar for butterflies|