Backhousia anisata

Backhousia anisata

Common name: Aniseed Myrtle

I grow best: Perennial/ Full sun

·  Tolerates light frost & drought tolerant

·  Height up to 35 metres

·  Sandy soil or soils with drainage

·  Does well in pots

·  Many cultural uses

·  Attracts – bees, nectar eating birds, butterflies and other insects

• Eastern Suburb Banksia Scrub

Looks like:

Habitat: Open forest, coastal dunes, Blue Mountains all states around Australia

Traditional uses:  Many species produce abundant nectar, which has been used by Aboriginal people throughout Australia
to make a sweet drink.