Actinotus minor- Lesser Flannel Flower

This charming perennial is a miniature version of the larger flannel flower, and has wiry stems with smaller and similar felty flowers.  It blooms for most of the year. It has small grey leaves scattered over the plant. It grows naturally on sandstone based soils, and likes good drainage.


Scientific Name:Actinotus minor
Common Name:Flannel Flower
Plant Type:Clumping perennial
Height:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:White, Cream
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Border plant
Attracts Wildlife:Butterflies



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants