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A clumping perennial plant with mauve-purple flower heads, this plant was originally a garden plant that has now become a weed in pastures, where it is poisonous to stock. It flowers from spring through to autumn, and is attractive to bees and butterflies. It withstands heavy frost and drought conditions, and can thrive in most soil types.
Flower colour: mauve purple
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres
Maximum width: 0.9 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
High frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, bees.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, arid.
Loam: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.