Common Beard-heath

Scientific NameLeucopogon virgatus
Size and formA prickly, upright, small shrub 30cm-1m high and 20-60cm wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitWhite bearded flowers form an inflorescence at the end of branches. Flowering occurs from July to October. Leaves are lanceolate in shape and prickly.
Growing conditionsSuitable for well-drained soils and full-sun or part-shade positions. Will tolerate poor soils and dry situations.