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Raoulia australis
Common Name: New Zealand Scab Plant Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

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Tiny silver-grey foliage forms a dense, evergreen mat and from a distance resembles granite. Grows slowly. Prefers cool summers and mild winters. Thrives in rockeries and raised beds that provide good drainage, especially in winter which is very important.

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ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom Colour 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Heightunder 4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourSilver 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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