Petrophile pulchella

Uses: Ornamental feature plant in native landscapes or as background plants in larger mixed plantings. Can be used as a screen, barrier or informal hedge.
Responds to light pruning.
Bird and insect attracting, bird habitat.
Requires free draining soils.

  • Height 2-3m
  • Spread 1.5-1.8m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Proteaceae
  • Botanical Name Petrophile pulchella
  • Origin Qld, NSW
  • Habit Erect to ascending
  • Landscape Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream, Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Habitat, Screen, Hedge, Ornamental
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)