Myoporum montanum

Uses: As a wind-break or screen on wide median streets, highways, parks and reserves. Requires well-drained soils and responds to pruning.
Food source and habitat for native birds.
Note: Fire retardant plant as per SA Country Fire Service, contact for further information.

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

:NW: North Western  
:LE: Lake Eyre    
:GT: Gairdner-Torrens   
:FR: Flinders Rangers  
:EA: Eastern   
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:NL: Northern Lofty
:MU: Murray
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 1-3m
  • Spread 1-5m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myoporaceae
  • Botanical Name Myoporum montanum
  • Common Name Waterbush
  • Origin SA, WA, Vic, NSW, Qld, NT, ACT
  • Habit Upright, Spreading,
  • Landscape Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Fire, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour White
  • Flowering Time Summer, Winter
  • Flower Type Bell
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Erosion
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region