Calocephalus lacteus
CREAMY BEAUTY HEADS, MILKY BUTTER HEADS
Asteraceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: first line salt wind, medium soil salinity
0.4m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: cream

Flowering Time: late spring to early autumn

Leaves: grey-green
 
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Calocephalus lacteus
CREAMY BEAUTY HEADS, MILKY BUTTER HEADS
Asteraceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: first line salt wind, medium soil salinity
0.4m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream

Flowering Time: late spring to early autumn

Leaves: grey-green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, contemporary, dry style, coastal, cottage & bush designs

Uses: informal edging, hanging basket, mass planting, groundcovers, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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