Silver Cushion Bush, Cushion Bush


Genus: Leucophyta

Species: brownii and Cultivars

A small branching shrub with ornamental, silver-grey, slender, upright branches and small leaves forming a dome shape to 1 metre high and wide. Small, yellow flowers are produced in ball-shaped clusters on the stem tips from late summer into autumn.

Cultivars include 'Canal Rocks', 'Gracetown', 'Silver Cushion', 'Silver Dome' and 'Silver Nugget'. All tolerate full coastal exposure.


WA Native

Garden type

Coastal, Cottage, Mediterranean, Native


H: less than 50 to 100cm W: less than 500 to 100cm

Planting information


Flowering season



Readily available

Flower colour


Water rating

Minimum maintenanceMinimum maintenanceMinimum maintenance

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