Pale Everlasting, Button Everlasting, Yellow Paper-daisy.
Presence in Australia
Noted in Upper Gilmore. Probably also in similar country elsewhere in region.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA.
Usually moist sites, sclerophyll forest and woodland.
Loosely woolly upright perennial, much-branched herb 15-40cm high. Soft woolly leaves on suckering stems.
Prefers moist, poorly-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates moderate frost, dry summer soil and semi-shade.
Grows mainly during cooler months, but in favourable conditions may remain green over summer.
Golden brown to deep yellow flowers, mostly Dec to Mar. Long flowering period.
Late Nov to early Jan. Monitor closely as seeds shed 3-14 days after mature.
From seed or cuttings of firm young basal growth.
Good habitat. Nectar attracts native butterflies and other insects.
Attractive hardy groundcover for rockeries, bog gardens and cut flowers. Remove old flowerheads in winter to encourage flowering and dense growth. Rejuvenate by cutting to ground level.