A dense small shrub with small leaves and masses of soft white daisies in spring. Good for massed displays in shrubberies, as a low hedge or pot plant. Prune after flowering to maintain a compact habit.
|Scientific Name:||Olearia phlogopappa|
|Common Name:||Dusty Daisy Bush|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1.2 ~ 1.5 metres|
|Width:||0.8 ~ 1 metre|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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