Xerochrysum 'Wallaby Orange'
Common name: Everlasting Daisy
The mass flower displays on a lovely, compact mounding growth habit coupled with small dark green leaves and glowing orange red everlasting flowers that attract butterflies are the outstanding features of this excellent plant. Great rockery, border or pot plant. It performs best in full sun but will tolerate light shade. Keep the water up to it,e specially during the flowering period as dry soil conditions will reduce the flowering.
Additional plant information
Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects, particularly butterflies.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Soil types & conditions
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: all year.
Types of fertiliser: low phosphorus.