Totally new genius from Australia, Ptilotus 'Joey' is a herbaceous annual or perennial in tropic climates with dark green leaves and unusual and beautiful mauve feathery pink flower heads in spring.
This beautiful flower has large up to 10 cm bottle-brush spikes, grows up to 35 cm tall.
A good cut flower.
Good for sunny rockeries and borders or in a decorative pot. Plant in a well drained soil, fertilize with a good native plant food.
Genus - Ptilotus
Species - Exaltatus
Variety - Joey
Common name - Pink Mulla Mulla
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 11
Height - 0,35 m
Spread - 0,40 m
Plant type - Annual Flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Mildly acid to neutral (pH 5.5-6.5)
Soil type - Average garden soil, loam, well drained
Water requirements - Average, drought tolerant
Landscape uses - Pot plant, mixed combinations, landscape plantings
Bloom season - Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Pink
Sow from February to April inside in pots.
Press seeds into moist soil and cover with clear plastic or glass.
Keep in very light and warm location.
germination normally in 1-2 weeks.
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