Olearia argophylla – Musk Daisy Bush

A medium sized shrub to small tree. In its natural range in damp forests in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania it can grow to 9 metres tall. Attractive foliage, toothed green leaves with silver reverse, and trusses of white to creamy yellow flowers from mid spring through to late autumn which are faintly musk perfumed. The wood is used for woodworking.


Family : Asteraceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree, Large shrub
Width : 5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Autumn
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Fast growing
Scientific Name: Olearia argophylla
Common Name : Olearia
Height : 9
Flower Color : White, Cream, Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden
Light : Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Other insects