Shrub

Silver Bush (aka Calocephalus brownii)

  • Location:

    I am from the cliff faces and rocky crags of Australia
  • Looks:

    My foliage is shiny and silver and looks really quite crazy
  • Height:

    I can grow up to 75cm and 30cm wide
  • Environment:

    I don't mind full sun. I dislike good quality soils and can cope in droughts
  • Flowers:

    In the summer I have sprays of small yellow flowers
  • Grooming:

    I need very little care, apart from an occasional haircut every three years
  • Life Span:

    I may start to look a bit tired after 3 years
  • Feeding:

    Water me sparingly
  • Fact:

    I was discovered way back in 1817 in Austalia
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