Olearia tomentosa ‘Mauve Magic’ – Toothed Daisy Bush

Masses of daisy flowers that open up mauve and age to pure white are displayed on a compact mounding shrub. Prune after flowering to maintain a compact shape. Prefers a moist, free draining soil, and a sunny or lightly shaded position.

Scientific Name:Olearia tomentosa
Family:Asteraceae
Common Name:Olearia
Other Common Names:Toothed Daisy Bush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.75 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.75 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:White, Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.