WHOLESALE ACTINOTUS helianthi NURSERIES
Actinotus helianthi are also known as the Flannel flower and are popular with landscapers and home gardeners alike. Reaching around 70cm in height.
An evergreen perennial they thrive is hot sun and once established are regarded as drought tolerant. They tolerate a range of conditions including exposed coastal sites.
Flowering from spring through to summer and with attractive silvery grey foliage they look good when planted in mass landscaping design as well as incorporated into mixed plantings.
Best grown in a protected position to prevent wind damage and they will need fertiliser in spring and again in early summer.
- Plant Type – Perennial
- Country of origin – Australia
- Common Name – Flannel Flower
- Growth Rate – Fast
- Evergreen / Deciduous – Evergreen.
- Soil – Humus rich well drained
- Position – Full sun
- Height – 70cm
- Width – 30cm
- Habit – Upright spreading
Actinotus helianthi are excellent potted plants, they also grow well in the garden border in good conditions.
A new dwarf variety that will reach around 15cm in height is available from selected wholesalers. A more compact habit and excellent for containers.
Two named cultivars are:
- Actinotus helianthi ‘Starbright’
- Actinotus helianthi ‘Parkes Star’
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