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Olearia argophylla

Musk Daisy-bush

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel. Smoke treatment may improve results.



Germination usually occurs within 3-5 weeks.
Germination may be unreliable. Use fresh seed for best results.
Light enhances germination. Smoke treatment may improve germination success.
Avoid transplanting seedlings as large percentage may die off.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Autumn to Winter

Seed Collection Timeframe

Early December

Storage and Ripening

Grows from Cuttings