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Coronidium elatum 'Sunny Side Up' (Everlasting daisy)

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Plant description

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A compact small shrub that has attractive slightly silvery leaves and masses of white everlasting daisy flowers in early to mid-spring that persist on the plant for several months. Trim back behind the spent flowers in late spring to ensure an even better display the following spring. Great feature or pot plant that is also a great cut flower.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: White
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: any time.

Types of fertiliser: general purpose.

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