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Zieria cytisoides

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Zieria cytisoides Downy Zieria,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

A hardy and compact native shrub, a rare form, naturally found in Northern New South Wales. It has dense aromatic foliage of small furry green leaves. From Winter through Spring it has clusters of dainty pale pink or white star shaped flowers. A great hardy plant that will withstand salt, frost and drought. Grows approx. 3m tall x 2.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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