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Calocephalus lacteus

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Calocephalus lacteus Milky Beauty Heads,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Spreading

Description:
Native mat-forming perennial with attractive silver-grey foliage and cream flowers from Spring through Summer. Great for rockeries and cottage themed gardens.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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