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Cassinia longifolia

Plant name: Cauliflower bush / Shiny cassinia

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS.

Cultural notes: A fast growing and adaptable plant. Prefers moist but well drained soils in part or full shade.

Maintenance: Can be pruned periodically to maintain a dense habit.

Tolerates: Frost tolerant, moderately drought tolerant.

Flowering season: Spring, Summer and early Autumn.

Flower colour: Small white flowers forming dense clusters to 20cm in diameter.

Foliage colour: Shiny green, narrow leaves with hairy undersides. Leaves are sticky when young.

Width: up to 3m

Height: up to 4m

Plant spacing: 100cm apart

Recommended uses: Good pioneer species for distubed sites provided there is adequate shade.

Description: A medium to large shrub capable of reaching 4m, but usually smaller. Dense clusters of small white flowers in spring, summer and autumn.