Coast Pomaderris

Scientific NamePomaderris paniculosa subsp. paralia
Size and formAn attractive, soft, rusty-tinged shrub 1-2m high and 1-2m wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitThe terminal inflorescence of small green-cream flowers is covered with rusty or grey hairs. Flowers occur from October to November. Leaves are ovate and discolourous. The upper surface is smooth and dark green. The lower surface is grey and covered with rusty hairs.
Growing conditionsOccurs along coastlines and coastal cliffs. Suitable for well-drained sandy soils in full sun or part shade. Tolerates salt spray and limestone.