Ozothamnus diosmifolius
Sago Flower

Uses: A highly ornamental but hardy foliage plant. Plant singly for contrast as a background plant in borders, verges, or grouped as an informal hedge, barrier or low wind-break. Suitable for parks, reserves and roadside plantings. Responds to heavy pruning.
Attracts native birds and insects.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.


  • Height 1.5-2.5m
  • Spread 0.8-1m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Asteraceae
  • Botanical Name Ozothamnus diosmifolius
  • Common Name Sago Flower
  • Origin NSW,Qld
  • Habit Dense, Rounded
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, Footslopes, Hills, Plains, 2nd line coast
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Pink
  • Flowering Time Spring, Autumn
  • Flower Type Daisy
  • Purpose Screen, Ornamental, Habitat
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)