Conostylis Candicans ‘Cotton Heads’

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With striking grey foliage and vibrant yellow flowers, Conostylis candicans, or Grey Cottonhead, is a relative to the Kangaroo Paw and is a compact plant with strappy leaves. Its flowers, which appear in winter through to early summer, grow in clusters on long thin stems. Looks lovely as a border plant and in containers. Grows in all climates except tropical. Will tolerate frost and drought! 

A minimum of 50 seeds in each packet. 

Family: Haemodoraceae
Scientific Name: Conostylis candicans
Common Name: Cotton Heads
Other Common Names: Grey Cotton Heads
Plant Type: Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Height: 0.3 ~ 0.8 metres
Width: 0.3 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flowering Time: Spring, Summer, Winter
Ph Level: Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type: Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment: Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone: Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light: Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit: Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan: Perennial
Soil Moisture: Well-drained
Propagation Method: Seed, Division
Frost Tolerance: Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage: Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Attractive foliage, Wow factor
Special Uses: Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Other insects


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