Close Menu

Mouse Ears

Mouse Ears is an easy-to-grow, large shrub with attractive, needle-like foliage and showy red flowers.

Large Shrub Excellent Screening Plant Prickly Characters

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Calothamnus rupestris 

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Large shrub with a maximum height 3m

Flower: Red

Flowering Time: Makuru-Kambarang (Jul-Nov)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Tip pruning a couple of times a year.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, Frogs, and Mammals


Close Menu

Share your feedback.

  • Eg. "Link goes to a page I wasn't expecting"
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, Max. file size: 10 MB.
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    Back to top