Genus Species: Craspedia globosa
Common / Product Name: Billy Buttons
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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.