Pomaderris pilifera ssp. pilifera


Spreading to upright shrub with dense grey hairy young growth.

Additional information

  • FamilyRhamnaceae
  • StoreyMiddle storey
  • Size2-3 m x 1.5-3 m
  • Plant groupingShrubs 1.5-10 m
  • LeavesDeep green egg-shaped leaves 20-35 mm x 20-30 mm, paler below with minute starry hairs and few longer rusty hairs on midveins. Tip rounded, margins wavy.
  • Flower colourLemon yellow
  • Flowering timeSeptember to October
  • FlowersPyramidal bunches of hairy flowers to 10 cm. Outer hairs greyish with scattered long hairs. Petals present.
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingNo
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsMoist well drained soils in drier open forests and woodland east of Warburton. Frost tolerant. Periods of full sun or semi shade.
  • Garden useVery floriferous shrub for underplanting. Use as screen or prune as a hedge.
  • Commercially availableNo information available
  • Conservation statusRare in Victoria with few known populations. Known from few areas within the Shire. East from Warburton.
Photographer/s: Marilyn Bull ©

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