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Rhagodia spinescens     Common / Product Name: Silver Border

Genus Species: Rhagodia spinescens    

Common / Product Name: Silver Border

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
  PeatTube14cm

Height x Width: 0.5 – 1m x 1.00 – 2.00m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Flowers insignificant, grown for its silver grey foliage.

Irrigation:   Very hardy from inland low rainfall areas responds well to coastal conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C to -7°C for short periods. This plant is frost hardy.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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