A large, bushy evergreen shrub with grey-silver foliage. It is many a coastal dwelling that is protected by this great seaside hedge plant. Olearia traversii is a front line coastal hedge and is a common sight on the wild Atlantic way. It is fast growing and reliable and takes clipping well. Very salt tolerant, Olearia traversii is evergreen and can be kept as low as 3 ft or left grow into a tall hedge. It will grow in all free draining soils, it is quite hardy, but better suited to coastal regions.
Site: Tolerates coastal exposure
Soil: Any well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Season of Interest: Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy to -10°C
Height: 15-30ft (5-10m) Spread: 10-15ft (3-5m)