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Ptilotus nobilis Joey

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ptilotus nobilis Joey Yellow Tails, Regal Foxtail, Broad Foxtail, Mulla Mulla,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Tufting

Ptilotus Joey is a free-flowering plant that is highlighted by spires of large, feathery flowers which appear from late spring to early summer. Treat this plant as an annual, or, at best, a short-lived perennial in ideal conditions. Being a native to Central Australia, Ptilotus love dry, arid conditions and Joey is no exception. Ptilotus Joey is a hybrid based on P. exaltatus. It offers exceptional beauty with the side benefit of heat and drought tolerance. Large, conical spikes of feathery flowers sit atop thick, silver-green foliage. Grows approx 40cm tall. Great for pots.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Amaranthaceae Australia

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

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