Zieria littoralis - downy zieria

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Endangered in the wild, this silvery-grey velvety-leaf native shrub puts up with any amount of seaside salt spray, sunshine, coastal winds, and other challenging conditions. Starry white flowers in winter and spring will feed passing pollinators and prettify your native garden with very little effort.
Zieria littoralis - downy ziera, dwarf zieria

APPEARANCE: Dense-growing Australian native shrub critically endangered in the wild, where it grows on exposed rocky coastal headlands (littoralis means seashore.) Neat small grey-green velvety foliage; small starry white flowers in winter-spring.
USE FOR: Ideal for coastal gardens, exposed locations, rocky sites. Attracts bees and other beneficial insects in wildlife gardens. Suitable for pots and containers.
PLANTING : Prefers dappled shade or filtered light protected from hot afternoon sun. Plant in well-draining, sandy loam to sandy soils. Frost and drought tolerant once established, and tolerates salt spray from the sea.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until established. Prune as required, and fertilise plants growing in very poor soils. Use a low phosphate fertiliser formulated for natives. Very disease resistant.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 15 cm x 1m.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.

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