Curved Rice-flower, Rice-flower, Silky Curved Riceflower.
Pimelea curviflora var. sericea.
Presence in Australia
Predominantly east of the Olympic Highway. Also noted in the areas Walla Walla; Deadmans-Bungowannah-Long Flat; Long Plain-West Hume and Majors Creek.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA.
Various habitats, including open woodland, forest, mallee or sandhills.
Rice-flowers generally require reasonable drainage and flower best in full sun.
Ungrazed or toxic to stock.
Attractive, mainly white to pink flowers, generally Aug-Nov.
From cuttings, which are slow to strike. Very difficult from seed.
Good habitat, providing nectar for native butterflies and other insects.
Excellent for rockeries. May require regular pruning to maintain shape.