Genus Species: Calocephalus lacteus
Common / Product Name: Milky Beauty – Heads
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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: 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.