Genus Species: Ptilotus exaltatus
Common / Product Name: Joey
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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.