Chrysocephalum apiculatum – Everlasting Daisy

An evergreen groundcovering perennial plant, with beautiful silvery grey foliage and a profusion of golden yellow button flowers from spring to autumn. The papery flowers can be picked and hung upside to dry, and can then be used for dried arrangements. A hardy, waterwise, low maintenance plant. Good or massed plantings, rockeries and containers. This plant is a food source for butterflies.

Scientific Name:Chrysocephalum apiculatum
Family:Asteraceae
Common Name:Everlasting Daisy
Other Common Names:Yellow buttons
Plant Type:Ground cover, Clumping perennial
Height:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 1.5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Saline, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Division
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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