Uses: A highly ornamental but hardy low perennial shrub. Plant singly for contrast or grouped as an informal hedge, feature in borders, roadside verges and raised beds.
Attracts butterflies and insects.
Prefers well-drained soils.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.