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groundsel bush

Baccharis halimifolia

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groundsel bush is a member of the Baccharis (Baccharises) family. Its botanical name is Baccharis halimifolia.

A useful shrub or small tree for use in reclaiming wet sites, this bush can be used near retention ponds and and drain ditches

A type of flowering ornamental, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+).

Keep in mind when planning your garden that groundsel bush is known for growing to a shrubby habit.

groundsel bush is a great plant to attract bees to your garden.

groundsel bush is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about groundsel bush have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow groundsel bush

  • Partial Sun

  • Low

groundsel bush likes a position of partial sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Use Zone 5 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

See our list of companion Plants for groundsel bush to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing groundsel bush from seed

Transplanting groundsel bush

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Other names for groundsel bush

eastern baccharis, sea myrtle, high-tide bush

Baccharis halimifolia L.

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