plant type

Phylica pubescens

plant dimensions

Height: 1.5m

Width: 1.5m


Full Sun

water usage

Low Water Use

flowering time

Winter / Spring

frost tolerance

Light Frost

soil type

Well drained acidic soil, Low pH

suitable for

Home Garden, Floristry


Phylica Hydra is covered in narrow grey-green leaves which are densely covered with soft hairs. In Autumn through to late Winter tiny flowers appear at the end of the branches, surrounded by golden creamy bracts. A tactile plant for the garden, it is also an up and coming cut flower, featured in many high end boutique florists.