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Silver Thread Bush

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Leucophyta brownii is a small compact dense plant with striking silver white downy stems and tiny scale-like silver-grey fragrant leaves, in late summer bearing small, pale yellow flowers ageing to dull cream. This little plant is usually used for outdoor gardens, but it is great for table displays at Christmas and popping a little silver colour into your plant collection. 

This is fantastic hardy 'Silver Thread' plant that's an ideal choice for seasonal planters with a unique form, colour and texture. Great to use combined with other plants to provide a contrast in form and colour, from colourful Heucheras to Black Ornamental Grasses, it forms a small mound of ghostly silvery-white twisted foliage and stems.

This plant almost resembles a clump of smoke-coloured deep sea tropical coral. It does best in a well drained position and it is on our must-haves list for this seasons trendy planters. The silvery-white foliage is soft to the touch and will enchant you in your seasonal patio planters.

Light conditions: good light is needed, this little plant is native to sunny Southern Australia  

Watering: Little water is needed. But do mist now and again 

Neediness: Easy. Doesn’t mind a little neglect, usually used outdoors 

 Sizing: Pot W10cm x Plant Height approx. 25cm

Temperature: Keep at normal room temperature.

Please note, the decorative planter is not included.

We offer local delivery for our plants and flowers in the following postcodes: 

SS0, SS1, SS2, SS3, SS4, SS5, SS6, SS7, SS9.

Plant care

Your plant's pot should have holes in the bottom so it is able to drain water easily.

If reusing a pot that had other plants in it, it is recommended you wash the pot, killing any mould or bacteria.

Do not over water your plant as the roots will rot.

Most plants need to be kept by a good source of natural light.

You should fertilise your plant every two months. You can use all purpose fertiliser.

Any dead or fallen leaves should be removed to prevent bacteria and mould. Dead branches should also be removed.


We offer same day & next day delivery for our flower bouquets.

Same day delivery £9.99 - 3pm order cut off time for same day delivery by 6pm.

Next day delivery £6.99

Click & Collect

We offer click & collect from our Leigh on Sea store. To collect your purchase from us, select click & collect at the checkout.

Did you know we have a subscription service?

We think that flowers shouldn’t just be for special occasions. Whether for yourself to turn flower arranging into self care or as a unique gift to someone, our flower subscriptions are packed full of beautiful stems for you to arrange in your home. Each bunch we send is designed by our florist and inspired by the seasons.