Uses: In verges, median streets, parks and reserves. Planted singly as an ornamental in mixed plantings or en-mass as a low barrier or informal hedge.
Attracts nectar eating birds and insects.
Prune after flowering for dense habit.
Requires well-drained soils.
Cultural use: Indigenous peoples used nearly every part of this genus in their day-to-day lives. Fibre and bark for clothing and swaddling babies, drinks made from the nectar, wood and stems for implements and to construct shelters.
Note: Although this species is not classified under the Sewerage Act, it is recommended that it not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.