Genus Species: Cassinia aculeata
Common / Product Name: Dogwood or Common Cassinia
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 2 – 4m x 1 – 2m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Autumn
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: Once established low water.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C to Mid 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.