Sticky Hop-bush

Scientific NameDodonaea viscosa subsp. spatulata
Size and formAn erect shrub 3-5m high and 3m wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitThis plant is dioecious; male and female flowers occur on separate plants. Inconspicuous flowers occur from August to November. Fruit is a winged, papery, red-brown capsule. Leaves are sticky and linear to obovate.
Growing conditionsA reliable and hardy shrub that is suitable for a variety of habitats or situations. It prefers well-drained soils and full sun or part shade. It is a useful screening plant.