Plant name: Cauliflower bush / Shiny cassinia
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
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.