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Ptilotus exaltatus     Common / Product Name: Joey

Genus Species: Ptilotus exaltatus    

Common / Product Name: Joey

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.35m x 0.30 – 0.30m

Pruning:   Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance:   Low

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Herbaceous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Summer

Flower Colour:   Lilac

Irrigation:   Requires good drainage, will require watering over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C. This plant becomes dormant until conditions are suitable.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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