This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol4", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
Although called the "Golden Heath", this New Zealand shrub belongs to the Daisy family. It grows 2-3 ft. high, and has yellowish wiry stems and narrow leaves deep green above, golden beneath. It is a useful covert plant, and may be readily increased by cuttings in autumn or by seeds. Other species are leptophylla and Vauvilliersi.