Native to Australia, this shrub is covered with small rounded silver-green leaves about the size of a silver dollar. Great for bouquets, wreaths fresh or dried. Plants can grow to 3 feet in height but are only hardy to about zone 9, so for most of you, pots will have to be brought indoors in the winter, or they can be started fresh each year. Produces an essential oil that is used for its antiseptic properties.
Annual- Zone 7 and under, Perennial Zone 8-10
Germination: 7-21 days
Seed Planting Depth:Lightly cover
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 8-12 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-75 degree soil temperature. Transplant 12-20" apart.
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Fertile soil
Uses: Medicinal, ornamental