Billy Buttons, Drumsticks, Bachelors Buttons, Woolyheads
Presence in Australia
Inland regions of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
Heavy soils in open sites which are usually inundated during winter.
Erect flower stem, Rosette
Yellow flowers, Spring and Summer.
Dec-Jan. Monitor closely as mature seeds dispersed by wind.
From Sow seeds from early to late Spring. Germination takes approximately 14 - 21 days. Strikes rapidly and readily from cuttings.
Good habitat. Flowers provide nectar for native butterflies and moths.
Spectacular. Mass plant for best effect.