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Cushion Bush

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Scientific name
Leucophyta brownii
Common name
Cushion Bush
Plants that Clothe the Bluff
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Plant Form
Shrubs
Where to find
Cliff and Grassy Foredune
Foliage
Leaves are grey, hairy and scale-like.
Flower
Pale yellow globular heads at the end of stems
Size
H 0.2 – 1 m x W 0.5 – 2 m
Flowering
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Description

These densely tangled shrubs are very obvious on the Bluff with their distinctive rounded blue/grey shape. When flowering, this bush is covered in ball-shaped flowers tinged with yellow and green.

Cushion Bush is an attractive low shrub which withstands dry conditions. Its grey foliage reflects light at night.

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