Genus Species: Craspedia variabilis
Common / Product Name: Common Billy Buttons
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: 0.3m x 0.5 – 1m
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.