A low arching shrub with elegant silvery new growth on the grey foliage. It bears perfumed, bright lemon brushes in spring, summer and autumn, highly attractive to honeyeaters, and to small insect-feeding birds such as wrens and thornbills. Ideal for banks, open garden beds, median strips and broad landscape design where it performs reliably and always looks attractive. Frost tolerant.
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.6 ~ 0.9 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 3.5 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Strongly acidic, Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Pollution tolerant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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