Cassinia vauvilliersii
(Mountain Tauhinu, Cottonwood)

Cassinia vauvilliersii
(Mountain Tauhinu, Cottonwood)

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Details:

Foliage Colour: Blue-green
Growth Rate: Medium
Mature Height: 1.5 m
Mature Width: 1 m
Site Condition: Exposed, Frost Tolerant
Sun: Full Sun
Drainage: Dry
Category: Shrub
Features: Attractive to birds, insects and bees. Flower colour: White. Native. Suitable restoration species.

Cassinia vauvilliersii, commonly called Mountain Tauhinu or Cottonwood, is a bushy shrub with small silver green leaves with fine silver hair beneath. The stems silver/white in colour. It has an attractive silver-grey appearance and flowers in profusion with clusters of tiny cream daisy (wheel-shaped) flowers followed by down-covered seed heads.

Habitat: Lowland to montane or lower subalpine shrubland and grassland.

Flowering: Summer [December - May]
Fruiting:    Autumn [February - June]

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