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Calocephalus

Calocephalus spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

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Leucophyta brownii

Calocephalus Overview

This genus is endemic to Australia and contains around 10 species of annual and perennial cushion-forming herbaceous shrubs. Characteristic silvery-white foliage is formed by hairs all over the the plant and they bear small yellow or white flowers at the tips of branching stems. A popular garden plant, often grown in containers.

How to propagate Calocephalus

Cuttings

You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Other uses of Calocephalus

Grown for cuttings and as summer bedding.