Leucophyta Brownii 'Cape Le Grande'
Australian Naive plant. Grown for brilliant silver stems and foliage.
Features: Neat, but tangly, soft silver shrub.
Conditions: Suited to well drained soils in full sun. An ideal coastal plant that is very tolerant of wind, salt and sun.
For best results: Prune regularly to maintain good shape. For poorly drained soils, mound beds to increase surface drainage and mulch plants to retain moisture over the warmer months.
Planting ideas and usage:
Drought tolerant gardens
Informal borders and foliage contrast in gardens.
Leucophyta Brownii 'Cushion Bush'
A lovely, compact Australian native plant with silvery foliage.
Features: This attractive, compact plant has handsome silver, hairy, tiny leaves developing on many fine branches. Stems often become entangled, giving a dense habit. Terminal yellow flowers produced during summer.
Conditions: Requires well drained sinks in full sun. Once established, this plant is tolerant of drought and frost.
For best results: Ensure good drainage. If necessary, add coarse organic matter to improve poor drained soils. Trim regularly to maintain neat, dense habit.
Planting ideas and use:
Makes a striking feature in a decorative pot
Plant along pathways for a vibrant, low hedge.