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   Genus Species: Xerochrysum = Helichrysum bracteatum     Common / Product Name: Diamond Head

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Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Size:   14cm

Height x Width:   0.3 - 0.7m x 0.30 - 0.30m

Pruning:   Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Herbaceous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   Yellow sometimes White paper daisy

Irrigation:   Requires late autumn to winter rain or watering to germinate seed. Short lived perennial everlasting flowers used for annual garden beds.

Lower Temperatures:   This plant will die off in winter and go into dormancy and re-shoot in Spring after rain. Frost will effect new growth.

Upper Temperatures:   Temperatures to the Low 40'sC for short periods.

Fertilizing:   Use a slow release fertilizer annually.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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