SpecificationsThis Western Australian perennial has similar features and qualities as the Anigozanthos (Kangaroo Paws). Conostylis candicans produces grey-green sword shaped foliage that support small clusters of yellow flowers on the ends of its stalks during spring. These flowers will also attract birds to the garden. Conostylis candicans is widely used as a border, ground cover or shrubbery. Plant Conostylis candicans in well drained soils with medium to poor fertility. This native does thrive in positions of full sun. Conostylis candicans is also wind and drought tolerant, as well as withstanding light frost. Conostylis candicans is low maintenance, however water well until established, and further during hot summer months. Conostylis candicans can grow to a height of 30 centimetres and a width of 50 centimetres.
Common Name Grey Cottonheads Plant Type Evergreen, Grasses, Ground Cover, Native Australian Plant, Native West Australian Plant, Outdoor, Perennial, Revegetation, Shrub, Strappy Leaf, Verge Range No Dimensions 30cm high x 50cm wide Sunlight Full Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes Australian Native Yes Deciduous No Evergreen Yes Flower Colour Yellow Foliage Colour Grey, Silver Flowering Season Spring, Winter Botanical Genus Conostylis Botanical Species candicans Flower Type Campanulate - Bell Shaped, With The Segments Gently Flaring Foliage Type Strappy Width 50 cm Height 30 cm
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