Petrophile biloba – Cone Flower

A Western Australian shrub growing to around two metres tall, it is best in places with a hot dry summer, as it dislikes humidity. It needs a well drained soil and a sunny spot, but can grow in light shade. It blooms in spring with long heads of clusters of flowers, in white, pink, grey, yellow colours.

Family : Proteaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses :
Scientific Name: Petrophile biloba
Common Name : Cone Flower
Height : 2
Flower Color : White, Yellow, Pink
pH Level : Neutral
Plant Environment : Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Other insects