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Leucophyta brownii Cape Le Grand

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leucophyta brownii Cape Le Grand Cushion Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
Silver foliaged bushy shrub growing approx. 70cm high x 120cm wide. This native has unique branching, great for extreme coastal conditions and makes an interesting feature, planted singularly or massed. Can also be used as a quick growing, native hedge. Summer flowers are inconspicuous. Beautiful plant but quite short lived.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Silver
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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