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A compact small shrub that has attractive slightly silvery leaves and masses of white everlasting daisy flowers in early to mid-spring that persist on the plant for several months. Trim back behind the spent flowers in late spring to ensure an even better display the following spring. Great feature or pot plant that is also a great cut flower.
Flower colour: White
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Butterflies.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: any time.
Types of fertiliser: general purpose.