Description: Straggling shrub with few branches. Narrow, lanceolate phyllodes to 15 cm are bluish grey. Cream ball-shaped flowers with a sweet perfume occur over a long period through winter and spring. Fruits are bluish, flattened pods.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, Vic., SA, Tas.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Useful garden plant because of its long flowering period and attractive perfume. Hardy in well-drained soil and resistant to salt spray.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Has attractive fruit.
- Resistant to salt spray.