Ozothamnus diosmifolius ‘Pink’

Botanical Name: Ozothamnus diosmifolius ‘Pink’

Phonetic: Oh-zoth-am-nus Dee-Ohs-Mih-Fole-EE-uss

Common Name(s): Pink Rice Flower

Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, small, linear
Leaf Color: Green
Fall Color:
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: All year
Flower Color(s): Pink and white

Exposure: Full sun
Climate Zone(s): 8,9, 14-24
USDA: 9a-11
Growth Rate: Moderate               
Height: 4-6 Feet
Spread: 2-4 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Wood rots, phytophtora root rot, shoot dieback, nematodes
Soil: Adaptable in well-drained soils

Features: Small erect shrub, can be treated as an annual, pungent smelling leaves, drought tolerant
Uses: Cut flowers, filler

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