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Baccharis halimifolia – Groundsel Bush

Baccharis halimifolia – Groundsel Bush

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Baccharis halimifolia – Groundsel Bush is a hardy and versatile shrub, perfect for coastal and wetland areas. Known for its attractive foliage and white flowers, it’s a valuable addition to any landscape.


Please note: Most pictures represent mature plants. Unless otherwise specified, all of our plants are sold in 4″ pots to make shipping possible and will mature in time.

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Plant in 4" pot

Additional information


4" pot, Flat – DP 50

Common Name

Groundsel Bush


Deciduous Shrub



Native Range

Eastern North America


10, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Height Range (ft.)

6.00 to 12.00

Spread (ft.)

4.00 to 8.00

Bloom Time

November, September

Bloom Description



Full Sun


Medium, Wet



Suggested Use



Drought, Flooding, Salt


Product Description

Introducing the hardy Baccharis halimifolia – Groundsel Bush, a versatile and resilient shrub that will elevate your garden with its natural beauty and ecological benefits. Known for its attractive foliage and clusters of small white flowers, Groundsel Bush is a must-have for any garden enthusiast seeking a robust and adaptable plant.

Why Choose Baccharis halimifolia – Groundsel Bush?

  • Attractive Foliage: Features green, oval leaves that provide year-round interest and texture in your garden.
  • Beautiful Blooms: Produces clusters of small white flowers in late summer and fall, adding a splash of color to your landscape.
  • Low-Maintenance Wonder: Once established, Groundsel Bush is drought-tolerant and requires minimal care, thriving in a variety of soil conditions and sunlight levels from full sun to partial shade.
  • Adaptable and Resilient: Ideal for coastal and wetland areas, it can tolerate salt, wind, and poor soil conditions, making it a valuable plant for difficult landscapes.

Cultivation Tips

  • Sunlight Needs: Groundsel Bush prefers full sun but can tolerate partial shade, making it adaptable to different garden environments.
  • Soil Preferences: Thrives in well-drained soils but can grow in various soil types, including sandy and clay soils.
  • Watering Requirements: Water regularly until established, then reduce watering as Groundsel Bush is drought-resistant once mature.
  • Planting Density: Space Groundsel Bush plants approximately 3-6 feet apart to allow for their spreading growth habit and to create a lush, full appearance.

Design Ideas for Your Garden

Enhance your garden design with the versatility of Baccharis halimifolia – Groundsel Bush. Use it as a border plant to add structure and texture to your garden, or plant it in coastal and wetland areas for erosion control and habitat creation. Its attractive foliage and white blooms also make it a charming addition to naturalistic landscapes, attracting wildlife while adding beauty to your outdoor space.

Ecological Benefits

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Baccharis halimifolia – Groundsel Bush contributes to ecological balance by providing habitat and food for wildlife, promoting biodiversity in your garden. Its adaptability to harsh conditions also makes it an eco-friendly choice for challenging landscapes.

Elevate your garden with the resilient beauty and ecological benefits of Baccharis halimifolia – Groundsel Bush. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting, Groundsel Bush is a hardy and delightful plant that brings functionality and charm to any outdoor setting.


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