Rice-flower, Tall Rice-flower, Tall Riceflower.
Pimelea ligustrina subsp. ligustrina.
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, WA.
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.
&nsbp;Excellent for rockeries. May require regular pruning to maintain shape.