Slender Velvet-bush

Scientific NameLasiopetalum baueri
Size and formAn attractive, soft and velvety shrub 1-1.25m high and 1m wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitSmall pale-pink flowers occur in clusters from September to December. Fruit is a hairy capsule. The velvety, linear leaves are discolourous, with a grey-green upper surface and a rust and cream lower surface. New stems are covered with rusty-coloured hairs.
Growing conditionsPrefers well-drained soils and a full-sun or part-shade position.