An attractive compact shrub with stunning silver foliage and tolerant of dry conditions and beach locations. Native to southern coasts of Australia.
Yellow button head flowers from November to February.
POSITION & USES
The Cushion Bush makes a great informal hedge, eye catching feature plant in traditional cottage gardens or tub plant for patios. Very salt tolerant so ideal for coastal gardens.
Plants prefer well drained and open positions but can tolerate some shade. Very tolerant of salt, wind, drought and moderate frosts.
Cushion bush needs little fertiliser and occasional watering during the dry summer. Bi monthly applications of Seasol and Power Feed in summer and autumn will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||3-4|
|Habit||A dwarf and rounded shrub with tight foliage.|
|Position||Full Sun to Part Shade, Moderate Frost|