Natural vegetation community

Natural vegetation community

Size and habit

  • Grows to 10-30cm high spreading to 50cm-1m.
  • Excellent in rockeries or mass planting.

Flowers and foliage

  • Bright yellow, button-like flower heads mainly from September to December, but can flower all year round.
  • Leaves an attractive silver grey and densely hairy.
  • Prune heavily in winter to rejuventate.

Preferred growing conditions

  • Grows in all well-drained soil and tolerates dry conditions.
  • Tolerates moderately salty winds
  • This plant is a vigorous groundcover that can be grown to suppress weeds or provide a great lawn alternative where traffic is light.

Natural vegetation community • Heath/woodland.

Size and habit

  • A matting plant that spreads quickly to 1-2m.
  • Easily divided and transplanted.

Flowers and foliage

  • Light to dark green, kidney shaped leaves to approximately 2cm across.
  • Inconspicuous creamy-green flowers

Preferred growing conditions

  • Tolerates some salt winds.
  • Grows in partial to complete shadeGrows in all local soils
  • Spreads widely in moist conditions.

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