ROCK THRYPTOMENE FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Rock Thryptomene is a dense shrub with weeping branches that grows to about a metre tall. The leaves are small and oval, growing to about 1 cm in length, and scented when crushed. It produces profuse clusters of small open-petalled white or pink flowers over a period of several months mainly in winter and spring. this plant is popular in cultivation and is used in cut flower arrangements. Payne's Thryptomene is a selected form of T. saxicola.
0.5m - 1.5m
1m - 1.5m
found in open woodland and hill slopes
found along southern coast region of Western Australia from about Margaret River to Esperance
|Common Name:||Rock Thryptomene|