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Chrysocephalum apiculatum

yellow buttons

tufted upright or creeping perennial with attractive clusters of yellow flowers
originaustralia wide
cultural notesfull sun, most soil conditions, likes a dry position, fast growing, very hardy
maintenancemay be pruned annually to maintain compact growth and remove spent flower heads
toleratesdrought conditions
flowering seasonthroughout the year, most commonly from later winter to spring
flower colourclusters of bright yellow flowers
foliage coloursilver grey downy foliage
heightup to 0.2m
recommended usesornamental, ideal for landscaping and mass planting. Also excellent in rockeries and hanging baskets
plant image creditsCreative Commons License Chanticleer Garden

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