Species: axillaris and Cultivars
Ornamental, erect, branching shrub to 3 metres high and 2 metres wide. Usually kept smaller in cultivation by regular pruning. Small, soft, silvery grey leaves and stems with tiny yellow flowers towards the tips in late spring to early summer. Can be planted right on the beach. Flowers often go unnoticed.
Cultivars include 'Compact Form' (I m high and wide, silver grey foliage), 'Little Smokie' (to 1 m high and wide with dark green foliage), 'Beach Ball' (to 1m high with silver foliage) and 'Ghost Town' (1m high and wide with silver foliage).
Coastal, Mediterranean, Native
H: 100 to 300cm W: 100 to 200cm
Water Corporation acknowledges the Traditional Custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, water and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders past, present and emerging.