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A dwarf shrub with dense foliage with reddish new growth and naturally compact growth habit . It has small white flowers in spring and summer. An outstanding hedge or low growing screen plant. A good plant for low maintenance gardens, as it is tough and adaptable. Grows in full sun to part shade, likes a well drained soil. Frost tolerant, though heavy frost will damage the foliage. Any damage can be trimmed off, which will encourage new growth. A good plant for coastal gardens, as it resists salt spray.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer
Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres
Maximum width: 2.5 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.