Thryptomene Paynei also known as “Payne's thryptomene” is a native of Australia. This herbaceous shrub features masses of small pink flowers all year round. Paynei has aromatic leaves that narrow towards the stem and are about 6 to 7mm long. It is both wind and drought resistant. It can be used as a low growing hedge or a background shrub. This plant needs good drainage and can be pruned occasionally by trimming the branches. They can also be used as cut flowers. The shrub can thrive in most of the areas, apart from very cold or very hot zones.