Lemon Beauty-heads
(Calocephalus citreus)

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Calocephalus citreus

Small herb with silvery grey leaves. Many small, bright yellow (lemon) flowerheads are borne in summer. Dies back in winter. This drought-resistant, very hardy container plant grows to about 0.2-0.5m tall and 0.3-1m wide. It can survive in lightly grazed paddocks.

Type
Native
Container
One
Size
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Zones
Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Sandy, Loam
Tolerances
Wind, Drought
Regions
Habitat plants, Backyard Garden, Subtropical Garden
Shade levels
Sun/shade
Flowering seasons
Summer
Colours
Yellow
Gardens
Hardy Garden