Botanical name: Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey'
Other names: Pink mulla mulla 'Joey', Lamb's tail 'Joey', Showy foxtail 'Joey'
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
Propagation methods: Root cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
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
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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