Ptilotus exaltatus ‘Phoenix’ – Mulla Mulla

A short-lived herbaceous perennial with dark green leaves and unsual mauve feathery flower heads in spring. Good for sunny rockeries and borders or in a decorative pot. Tolerant of heat and drought when established. Feed with a good native fertiliser if needed, watering afterwards to avoid leaf or root burn. Good for cut flowers.

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