A small, dense shrub with striking silver-grey foliage and plum-coloured new growth. A lovely small specimen for narrow screening or hedging; plant in multiples as a background or edging for water areas.
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1.5 ~ 1.8 metres|
|Width:||1.2 ~ 1.5 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|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, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Special Uses:||Bonsai, Street tree, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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