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|
|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|
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