Wikstroemia Indica – Bushman’s Bootlace

Natives (A-Z)

Also known as Tie Bush, Bootlace Bark and Bushman’s Bootlace

Evergreen perennial shrub with dense rounded habit  to 1.5

Shade / Semi-Shade
Soil/Conditions: Adaptable / Moist

Dark Green leaves to 6 cm, Dull underneath Green tubular flowers to 7 mm in Spring to Autumn
Orange to Red berry fruit to 7 mm – TOXIC
Family: Thymelaceae
Natural Habitat: Wet Sclerophyll Forest

  • Fruit-Eating Bird Attracting
  • Bark strips used for substitute string
  • Aboriginal Medicine Source

Tubestock from Kumbartcho Nursery December 2019

Wikstroemia Indica