Rhagodia spinescens ssp deltophylla
Genus Species: Rhagodia spinescens ssp deltophylla
Common / Product Name: Creeping Saltbush
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC) and SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.8m x 2.00 – 3.00m
Pruning: None Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
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.