Botanical Name: Pimelea humilis

Common Name: Small Rice-flower

Type: Low Shrub 10-30 cm x o.3-1 m.


  • Perennial sub-shrub with suckering roots
  • Young stems hairy
  • Foliage greyish-green, leaves opposite
  • Terminal, many-flowered, creamy-white flowerhead.
  • Butterfly attracting
  • Can be planted under established trees
  • Tolerates dryness once established


  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Moist to dryish well-drained soil
Pimelea humilis – Common Rice-flower
Pimelea humilis – Common Rice-flower