Description: Variable shrub, sometimes erect, sometimes pendulous. Rigid, pointed, dark green phyllodes. Bears cream ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: This Tasmanian endemic has proved adaptable in both coastal and tableland areas on the mainland. It enjoys shade. Flowering is not prolific but those forms with pendulous branches are ornamental. Hardy in southern England.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Suitable for heavy shade.
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )