Baccharis halimifolia is a deciduous Shrub growing to 3.5 m (11ft) by 3.5 m (11ft) at a medium rate.It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. It is in flower in October. The species is dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required). and is pollinated by Insects. The plant is not self-fertile.