Conospermum caeruleum – Blue Smoke Bush

An interesting small shrub with sky blue flowers, this West Australian native can be low and prostrate or more upright in habit. It has masses of flowers in winter and spring. Drought tolerant, it also can tolerate boggy soils. Grow in full sun to part shade, on sandy to clay loam soil.

Scientific Name:Conospermum caeruleum
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Smoke Bush
Other Common Names:Blue Brother
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.4 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Blue
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Propagation Method:Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting, Layering
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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