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Craspedia globosa     Common / Product Name: Billy Buttons

Genus Species: Craspedia globosa    

Common / Product Name: Billy Buttons


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.75 – 0.75m x 0.30 – 0.60m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   Yellow

Irrigation:   Naturally occurs in swamp areas prefers moist well drained sandy to loam soils.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -8°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 40’s°C, must be grown in areas that are wet then dry out over the summer months.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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