Scaevola Spinescens 'Maroon Bush'
Maroon or Currant Bush
Drought and frost resistant, prefers dry and well-drained soils. Height 1 m and 1 m spread. White flowers, with purple streaks appearing in autumn and spring. Aborigines burned this plant and inhaled the smoke as a treatment for colds. Edible berries, and has other medical properties. There has been recent research in to the role this plant could play in the treatment of cancer.