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Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey' (Pink mulla mulla 'Joey')

Skill rating
Advanced
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey'

Other names: Pink mulla mulla 'Joey', Lamb's tail 'Joey', Showy foxtail 'Joey'

Genus: Ptilotus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Joey' _ 'Joey' is a tender, bushy perennial, also grown as an annual, with rosettes of oblong to lance-shaped, thick, wavy, grey-green leaves and conical spikes of small, silver-pink flowers from winter to summer. Flowers in summer if grown as an annual.


Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pink in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in Summer

Habit: Bushy

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General care

Propagation methods: Root cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey' (Pink mulla mulla 'Joey') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Greenhouse, Rock, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in rich, sharply-drained soil in a sunny position. Avoid wet conditions. Under glass, grow in loam-based potting compost in full light. Water and feed moderately in growth, keep almost dry in winter.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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