Calocephalus brownii - DescriptionPotted Calocephalus brownii
Common Name: Silver Bush, Cushion Bush
Other Names: None
Indoors or Outdoor: Suited for outdoor planting
Size: Typically grows to a height and spread of 30-60 cm
Calocephalus brownii - Delivery
Delivery Info: Your healthy Calocephalus brownii plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.
Calocephalus brownii - CharacteristicsMature Size: This plant typically reaches a height and spread of 30-60 cm.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, providing year-round foliage interest.
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Calocephalus brownii has distinctive silver-gray foliage, forming a rounded, cushion-like shape.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Generally hardy in many climates, but may require protection from severe frost.
Diseases: This plant is relatively disease-resistant.
Calocephalus brownii - UsesUses in Garden: Calocephalus brownii is perfect for rock gardens, coastal gardens, and as a unique ground cover. Its silvery foliage adds an interesting texture and color contrast to garden designs.
Calocephalus brownii - Planting CharacteristicsPreferred Planting Aspect: Plant in a well-drained soil in full sun for best results.
Frost Hardy: It is reasonably frost-hardy but may benefit from protection in severe frost conditions.
Fast or Slow Growing: It has a moderate growth rate.
Pruning Advice: Light pruning may be necessary to maintain its shape and encourage bushiness.
Calocephalus brownii - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate
Sowing Time: Plant in early spring or late autumn.
Instruction: Ensure well-drained soil and place the plant at the same depth as it was in its pot. Water thoroughly after planting.
Trench Preparation: No trench preparation required.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in a sunny location with well-drained soil.
Plant Spacing: Space plants 30-60 cm apart to allow for their mature spread.
Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain a compact shape.
Facts About the Product: Calocephalus brownii, also known as Silver Bush or Cushion Bush, is a striking evergreen plant known for its silvery-gray foliage. It's a versatile addition to any garden, adding texture and contrast. This plant is relatively easy to care for and can thrive in various garden settings.
Elevate the aesthetic appeal of your garden with the unique and resilient Calocephalus brownii. Its distinctive silver cushion-like appearance makes it a standout choice for your outdoor landscape. Order now and enhance the beauty of your garden with this exceptional plant.
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