A shrub suited to coastal regions
Dense tangled shrub with silvery stems and small green/brown leaves. It is decidious and has small creamy white flowers
It is naturally found throughout New Zealand in coastal environments, in areas with salt swamp, sandy banks and throughout estuaries. This hardy shrub is now cultivated well inland including alpine situations.
Because of its salt and wind resistance and tolerance of wet, swampy soils it can be use for regeneration round waterways and especially where water salty