Petrophile biloba – Cone Flower

A Western Australian shrub growing to around two metres tall, it is best in places with a hot dry summer, as it dislikes humidity. It needs a well drained soil and a sunny spot, but can grow in light shade. It blooms in spring with long heads of clusters of flowers, in white, pink, grey, yellow colours.

Scientific Name:Petrophile biloba
Common Name:Cone Flower
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1 ~ 2 metre
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:White, Yellow, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants