Isopogon anemonifolius ‘Sunshine’ – Drumsticks


Isopogon ‘Sunshine’ is an upright small shrub to around a metre tall and wide, with yellow flowers in spring. It is a hardy, low maintenance plant as long as it gets good drainage. It has attractive narrow green foliage. Good for massed plantings, as a feature plant and does well in containers. The flowers last well as cut flowers.
Likes a well drained soil, does best in full sun, and also partial shade. Feed with a low phosphorus fertiliser in spring. Prune back lightly after flowering. Drought and frost tolerant, and happy in coastal situations.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name: Sunshine
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower
Scientific Name: Isopogon anemonifolius
Common Name : Drumsticks
Height : 1
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects