A small shrub with small yellow flowers and lime-yellow bracts which age to orange-brown. Blooms in early spring to early summer, provides long lasting cut flowers. Needs a well drained soil, best in full sun or semi-shade. Grows well in pots. Grafted forms are best for more humid areas.
|Scientific Name:||Geleznowia verrucosa|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 1.2 metre|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.2 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam|
|Plant Environment:||Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Butterflies, Other insects|
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