Ptilotus exaltatus ‘Joey’ – Mulla Mulla

A short-lived but spectacular herbaceous perennial with dark green leaves and unusual mauve feathery flower heads in spring. Good for sunny rockeries and borders or in a decorative pot. Best in drier areas. Heat and drought tolerant plant, and withstands frost once established. A good cut flower.

Family : Amaranthaceae
Cultivar Name: Joey
Plant Type : Small shrub, Clumping perennial
Width : 0.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower
Scientific Name: Ptilotus exaltatus
Common Name : Mulla Mulla
Height : 0.6
Flower Color : Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Short lived
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects