You know by the name that this makes a great coastal plant! It's a tough resilient low-maintenance perennial that shoots up domed flowerheads in shades of purple and white in wamer months. Drought tolerant and comes through light frosts.
DESCRIPTION: Canary Islands native, hardy perennial with big oval leathery-fleshy leaves and domed clusters of flowers throughout most of the year.Cut the flowerstems for dry and fresh arrangements; they hold their colour for a long period. USE IN: Front line coastal and seaside gardens; waterwise and outback gardens. Also happy in mixed borders and cottage gardens. LOCATION: Full sun, free-draining sandy soil, tolerates salt spray. Tolerant of mild frosts once established. CARE: Mulch and water regularly for the first 12 weeks until the plant establishes. Deadhead old flower stems to encourage new buds. Divide the plant every three years or so to retain its vigour. HEIGHT: 60cm H x 40cm W. PLEASE NOTE: These plants are tube-stock plants, with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 42 mm wide and 80 mm high.