Herb latin name: Cassinia fulvida


Family: Compositae



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Evergreen
Shrub

Height:
2 m
(6 1/2 foot)

Flowering:
July to
August


Scent:
Scented
Shrub

Habitat of Cassinia fulvida:

Lowland grassy scrub to sub-alpine latitudes to 1400 metres.

Other uses of the herb:

This species is particularly suited for use as a hedge in seaside gardens.

Propagation of Cassinia fulvida:

Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse. Only just cover the seed and do not allow the compost to dry out. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame.

Cultivation of the herb:

Lowland grassy scrub to sub-alpine latitudes to 1400 metres.

Medicinal use of Cassinia fulvida:

None known

Known hazards of Cassinia fulvida:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.