Actinotus helianthi ‘Flannel Flower’
Popular Australian native annual or perennial. Grown for distinctive flowers and foliage.
Features: Upright growing of plants of soft-textured silvery-grey, deeply lobed leaves. Mass display of showy creamy-white ‘flannel’ textures flowers sometimes tipped soft green. Flower centres are yellow or soft green like the flower tips.
Conditions: Grown in sandy to loamy well drained soils in full sun or lightly filtered sunlight. Tolerates costal conditions and frost.
For best results: Best well mulched to keep root zone cool with either low nutrient wood chips, leaf litter or rockery materials.
Planting ideas and uses:
Excellent in containers or rock gardens
Wonderful long lasting cut flower-use both foliage and flower arrangements