O.argophylla.JPG (32704 bytes)Olearia argophylla: is a member of the Asteraceae family and is known as the Musk Daisy Bush.

Olearia argophylla will develop into a tall shrub. The leaves are elliptical, up to 15 centimetres long and silver on the underside.

From September to April plants produce large, terminal clusters of creamy white, daisy flowers.

Both foliage and flowers are attractive features.

Pruning after flowering will keep plants dense and blooming bounteously.

Olearia argophylla is widely distributed and is found in coast and tableland areas of New South Wales as well as Victoria and South Australia.

The specimen illustrated is from the Blue Mountains of New South Wales.

Propagate from cuttings.

 

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