Pycnosorus globosus – Billy Buttons

A perennial plant which has an underground rhizome, a clump of silvery grey woolly leaves covered, and golden globe flowers on tall and stout stalks. Flowering from spring to summer, the blooms are superb cut flowers and for drying. Drought tolerant but best on a moist and well drained soil, in sun to part shade. Frost hardy, and can be used in coastal gardens and for heavy soils. This plant used to be known as Craspedia globosa.

Scientific Name:Pycnosorus globosus
Family:Asteraceae
Common Name:Billy Buttons
Other Common Names:Drumsticks
Plant Type:Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Height:0.3 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.2 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Gold
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed, Bulb
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Wow factor
Special Uses:Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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