Actinotus helianthi ‘Starbright’ – Flannel Flower

A selected form of the beautiful flannel flower, it is a short-lived perennial  with soft divided grey-green foliage and a compact habit. The white flowers which have a soft textured flannel feel are borne from late spring to mid summer. Needs a well drained open textured soil, and does well in containers where it can get good drainage. For sunny spots to dappled light shade.

Scientific Name:Actinotus helianthi
Family:Apiaceae
Common Name:Flannel Flower
Flower Colour:White, Cream
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.