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Craspedia variabilis

Genus Species: Craspedia variabilis

Common / Product Name: Common Billy Buttons


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.3m x 0.5 – 1m

Pruning: None

Frost Tolerance: Low

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Herbaceous perennial

Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Spring

Flower Colour: Yellow

Irrigation: Naturally occurs in swamp areas prefers moist well drained sandy to loam soils. Becomes dormant over dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°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: No fertilizer.

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

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