Ptilotus exaltatus ‘Joey’ – Mulla Mulla

A short-lived but spectacular herbaceous perennial with dark green leaves and unusual mauve feathery flower heads in spring. Good for sunny rockeries and borders or in a decorative pot. Best in drier areas. Heat and drought tolerant plant, and withstands frost once established. A good cut flower.

Scientific Name:Ptilotus exaltatus
Common Name:Mulla Mulla
Plant Type:Small shrub, Clumping perennial
Height:0.5 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Border plant, Wow factor
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants