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plant type

native lilies / strappy leaf plants

water      hardiness

project type

urban and commercial

ecosystem type


soil type and drainage

light - sandy soils
medium - loamy soils
heavy - clay soils
good drainage

Ammobium alatum

Winged stemmed daisy

A hardy perennial with silvery green clumped foliage and abundant yellow and white flowers displayed prominantly in summer. The flower stems have a distinctive winged shape.
originNSW, Qld Tas, SA.
cultural notesA hardy plant, tolerant of most soils, requires full sun.
maintenanceAfter flowering the flower stems die back and can be unattractive. These should be removed.
toleratesFrost tolerant. Tolerant of dry conditions and poor soils.
flowering seasonSummer.
flower colourYellow, surrounded by papery white bracts. Displayed on long branched stems held above the foliage.
foliage colourLeaves are silver-green and form a clump.
widthup to 0.5m
heightup to 1m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesCan be used in garden beds for foliage colour and prominent flowers in summer. The flowers and floiage is sometimes used in cut flower arrangements.

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