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Calocephalus citreus     Common / Product Name: Lemon Beauty-Heads

Genus Species: Calocephalus citreus    

Common / Product Name: Lemon Beauty-Heads


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.3m x 1m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Perennial shrub

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   Bright Yellow

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures:   This plant will remain dormant until conditions are suitable for growth.

Upper Temperatures:   This plant is a perennial, it will become dormant when conditions become dry.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.

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

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