The compact, low growing form of this everlasting daisy, along with its very long flowering period are the key features of this showy, butterfly attracting native plant. It makes an outstanding pot plant for small gardens and courtyards or can be used as a flowering border for larger areas. Be sure to remove the spent flower heads to keep the blooms coming and give it a feed in spring and at the beginning of autumn to get it to reach its full flowering potential. Introduced by Zanthorrea Nursery from Perth, Western Australia.
|Scientific Name:||Xerochrysum bracteatum|
|Common Name:||Everlasting Daisy|
|Other Common Names:||Paper Daisy|
|Plant Type:||Clumping perennial|
|Height:||0.15 ~ 0.2 metres|
|Width:||0.3 ~ 0.4 metres|
|Flower Colour:||White, Orange|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped|
|Lifespan:||Perennial, Short lived|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Propagation Method:||Softwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant, Border plant, Wow factor|
|Special Uses:||Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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