Also known as Olearia traversii. Tough and fast-growing small shrub or tree. Tolerates light frosts, coastal conditions, wind, and part-shade. An excellent choice for hedging on dry and exposed sites. Bears small clusters of daisy-like flowers in late-spring. Olearia traversiorum (Hakapiri, Chatham Island Akeake) is an evergreen tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 4m (H) x 2.5m (W) in 10 years.