Conostylis candicans

Grey Cottonheads

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  • Specifications

    This 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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Conostylis candicans

Grey Cottonheads

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