Actinotus minor- Lesser Flannel Flower

This charming perennial is a miniature version of the larger flannel flower, and has wiry stems with smaller and similar felty flowers.  It blooms for most of the year. It has small grey leaves scattered over the plant. It grows naturally on sandstone based soils, and likes good drainage.


Family : Apiaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Clumping perennial
Width : 0.5
Flowering Time : All year
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses :
Scientific Name: Actinotus minor
Common Name : Flannel Flower
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : White, Cream
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant, Wildflower meadow
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Butterflies