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Isopogon formosus Candy Cones PBR

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Isopogon formosus Candy Cones PBR Rose Coneflower,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Isopogon Candy Cones PBR features spectacular large mauve-pink cone flowers that are offset by deep dark green foliage, and which will make a statement in any garden throughout spring and early summer. The plant is best used for Australian Native or dry tolerant gardens in mixed borders. The flowers, which are born at the end of stems, can be cut and used for an indoor display. Candy Cones PBR boasts all the great features of many Australian natives being very hardy, drought tolerant, a low water user, frost hardy and easy to grow. Grows approx 1.2m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot, Native Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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