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Leucophyta brownii Fiddlesticks

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leucophyta brownii Fiddlesticks Cushion Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Rounded

Silver foliaged rounded shrub growing approx 40cm high x 50cm high. This native has unique branching, great for extreme coastal conditions and makes an interesting feature, planted singularly or massed. Summer flowers are creamy white. Can also be used as a quick growing, native hedge. The foliage of this silver plant reflects light at night making it excellent for defining path edges.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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