Spyridium parvifolium (Hook.) F.Muell.

Dusty Miller

Shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves roundish, mostly 0.5-1 cm long, upper surface dark green and moderately hairy, lower surface grey-hairy. Flowers in small heads.

SA, NSW, Vic, Tas.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rhamnaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Spyridium parvifolium 'Nimbus'

A prostrate carpeting form to about 15 cm tall, with softly hairy leaves and grey flower heads. Int. Austraflora Nsy,1978, and registered with acra in 1979.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rhamnaceae
genus        Spyridium Fenzl.