This unusual shrub appears as a tuft of elongated rounded (terete) leaves about 30cm high with flowerheads and old seed capsules nestled at ground level, in among the leaf bases. Petrophile longifolia is a prostrate, non-lignotuberous shrub, growing from 15cm to 50cm high. It prefers to grow rocky or stony places
Flowering start in July and ends in December.
The main flower colour is cream. The generic name Petrophile means "rock liking" while the species name longifolia means "long leaves"
Created: 24 Jul 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 05 Dec 2014 - Member - John and Val
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