Xerochrysum ‘Pink Sunrise’ is a perennial plant that is noted for the attractive papery daisy flowers borne in profusion, and for the neat plant habit. The flower buds are pink, opening to cream with orange discs. The flowers can be picked in bud to dry, and can last for years.
|Scientific Name:||Xerochrysum bracteatum|
|Common Name:||Everlasting Daisy|
|Other Common Names:||Paper daisy|
|Plant Type:||Ground cover, Clumping perennial|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||0.3 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Cream, Pink, Orange|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Mound-shaped|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Wow factor|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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