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|
|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|
|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|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained|
|Propagation Method:||Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting, Layering|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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