Azure Daisy Bush

Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Olearia
Species: rudis
Main Flower Colour: Purple

Description

Aromatic shrub or perennial forb to 1.5m tall. Leaves alternating up the stem, often with basal lobes, more or less stem clasping, 1.5-12cm long, 6-40mm wide, flat, hairy to rough, often sticky, the edges toothed or entire. Flowers with 30-75 blue or mauve to purplish, rarely white, ‘petals’, and yellow to orange centres. Flower heads broadly heimspherical, borne singly or in open groups of 2-8 at the ends of the branchlets.

Flowering start in July and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is purple.

References

http://keys.lucidcentral.org/keys/v3/scotia/key/Plants%20and%20Fungi%20of%20south%20western%20NSW/Media/Html/Olearia_rudis.htm
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Location

Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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