How to harvest Confetti Bush
Foliage can be used as a filler in flower arrangements.
Collect seed at the end of the flowering season and keep in a brown paper bag until the following autumn for sowing.
How to propagate Confetti Bush
Retain flowers from previous season. Keep the seeds in a brown paper bag until autumn when the seeds can be sown.
Take cuttings of approximately 7cm in length. Remove the bottom third of the foliage. Dip into hormone rooting powder and place in potting soil. Keep moist. Rooting occurs within 10 to 12 weeks.
Special features of Confetti Bush
Attracts useful insects
Bees and butterflies are attracted to the flowers.
Does well in pots, prune to maintain their shape.
Once established can tolerate drought.
This compact shrub does well as a hedge.
Other uses of Confetti Bush
Aside from being an attractive garden shrub, the foliage can be used in floral arrangements as a filler.