Conostylis candicans ‘Silversunrise’ – Cotton Heads

A very useful compact clumping plant that features bright silver grass-like foliage and golden yellow balls of flower through spring. A fantastic border plant that is also stunning in a container. Great for a sunny position on a balcony or courtyard. Trim back the old flower stems and leaves after it flowers. A member of the kangaroo paw family.

Family : Haemodoraceae
Cultivar Name: Silversunrise
Plant Type : Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial
Width : 0.4
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Conostylis candicans
Common Name : Conostylis
Height : 0.4
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects