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Chrysocephalum apiculatum Mallee Buttons

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Chrysocephalum apiculatum Mallee Buttons Common Everlasting, Yellow Buttons,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Spreading

Mallee Buttons is an outstanding groundcover plant with silver foliage and a profusion of golden, button like flowers. A hardy, versatile plant with low maintenance makes this an ideal choice for gardens of all types.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
<15cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plant in a sunny position and is useful as a living mulch to conserve water in your garden, suppressing weeds, as well as giving you year round colour and contrast.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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