Plecostachys serpyllifolia

Plecostachys serpyllifolia
Plecostachys serpyllifolia
Plecostachys serpyllifolia

Common names: cobweb bush (English). 
Botanical name: Plecostachys serpyllifolia

Plecostachys serpyllifolia, known as cobweb bush, is a grey-leaved perennial that forms a tangled mound of slender stems and woolly leaves. It belongs to the daisy family and produces small yellow or brownish flowers in rounded clusters. This plant is well adapted to coastal conditions, summer drought, full sun and wind. It is also a useful plant for stabilizing sandy soils and providing bedding material. It can be grown easily from cuttings or seeds and makes an attractive foliage ornamental for mixed borders, ground covers or specimen shrublets.

Uses & Benefits: bedding, fibre

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Family: Asteraceae
Type: scrambler
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