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Olearia glandulosa

Swamp Daisy-bush

Narrow erect shrub.

Additional information

  • FamilyAsteraceae
  • StoreyLower storey
  • Size1-2 m x 1 m
  • Plant groupingShrubs to 2m
  • LeavesFine dark green sticky leaves 8-55 mm x 1-2 mm. Margins tightly rolled with prominent glandular swellings.
  • Flower colourWhite to pale blue with yellow centres
  • Flowering timeOctober to April
  • FlowersDense terminal umbrella-like clusters of daisy flowerheads.
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingNo
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsMoist and winter wet swampy soils and creek margins in swamp scrubs and riparian woodlands. Full sun, semi shade.
  • Garden useAn attractive shrub for moist gardens, especially when planted in a group.
  • Commercially availableAustralian plant & indigenous nurseries
  • Conservation statusScattered within a few sites in the Shire.
Photographer/s: 1 Andre Messina, Royal Botanic Gardens Board ©; 2, 4 Marilyn Bull ©; 3 Peter Kinchington ©

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