Ptilotus spathulatus growing herbaceous of the genus Ptilotus also known as Pussy tails, Ptilotus spathulatus short perennial or annual used as ornamental plant also drought tolerant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+ as perennial and 2-9 as annual.

Leaves color green the leaf spoon shape the leaf fleshy.

Ptilotus spathulatus flower

Flower color yellow to white, flowers are small growing in groups on inflorescence stalk in a shape of cone.

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Requirements for Ptilotus spathulatus growing and care:

Moist, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Nematode, Aphids

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
Old flowers

Size of the plant:
5-15 cm, 2-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring, summer, autumn

General information about the flower
Small flowers grow in groups on inflorescence stalk in a shape of cone, flower color yellow to white.

Scientific name:

Ptilotus spathulatus

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