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Craspedia globosa 'Golf Beauty' (Billy Buttons)

Billy Buttons 'Golf Beauty', Drumsticks 'Golf Beauty', Pycnosorus globosus 'Golf Beauty'


Craspedia globosa 'Golf Beauty' (Billy Buttons) is an evergreen perennial forming a narrow rosette of silver-green linear foliage covered in woolly hairs. Blooming year-round in warm climates, a profusion of cute golden-yellow flowers resembling small golf balls, 1 in. across (2.5 cm), are borne atop stiff flower stalks reaching 2-3 ft. (60-90 cm). Hardy to 20ºF (-6ºC), Billy Buttons are fairly undemanding, pest and disease resistant, and their eye catching shape adds interest to the sunny garden or to a table arrangement.

  • Grows up to 24-30 in. tall (60-75 cm) and 12-24 in. wide (30-60 cm).
  • Thrives in full sun with regular summer water. Tolerates heavy soils. Drought resistant once established.
  • Charming ingredient of herbaceous borders, cottage gardens, Mediterranean gardens. Billy Buttons are also valued for the excellent quality of their cut flowers, whether in bouquets or dried floral arrangements.
  • Propagate from seed.
  • Native to the Outback of Australia.

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Requirements

Hardiness 8 – 11
Plant Type Perennials
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" – 24" (30cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Showy, Evergreen
Native Plants Australia
Tolerance Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 8 – 11
Plant Type Perennials
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" – 24" (30cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Showy, Evergreen
Native Plants Australia
Tolerance Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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