Scientific Name: Olearia axillaris
Description: Coast Daisy-bush is a striking coastal plant with silver-coloured, aromatic leaves crowded with tiny yellow flowers during autumn. Coast Daisy-bush is a large, soft, bushy, grey shrub that is common across the Bluff. It is a useful plant for dune stabilisation and is easily identified by its height among the other pioneering plants.
Plant Form: Shrubs
Where to find: Across the entire Bluff
Foliage: Narrow woolly blue/grey leaves with edges rolled under
Flower: Small, stalkless yellow flower heads along the upper branches
Flowering: December – May