Genus Species: Rhagodia spinescens
Common / Product Name: Silver Border
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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
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.