Billy Buttons

Description

Common names

Billy Buttons, Drumsticks, Bachelors Buttons, Billy-buttons.

Scientific names

Craspedia variabilis.

Family

Asteraceae.

Genus

Craspedia.

Growth height

Up to 0.65m.

Presence in Australia

This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, WA.

Habitat

Sclerophyll forest, woodland & grassland.

Habit

Herbs with flower stems up to about 65cm high.

Flowering

Yellowish flowers, Sep-Feb.

Propagation

From seed or cuttings. Germinates in 1-3 weeks.