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Pimelea humilis

Common Rice Flower, Dwarf Rice Flower

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment


Seed Pre-Treatment: Hot water soak 4-8wks
Smoke treatment may improve results.



Very difficult to grow from seed - generally low viability. A combination of heat and smoke treatment may be beneficial.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

November - December

Storage and Ripening

Seed maintains viability for long periods stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings