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Calocephalus – Silver Bush – Calocephalus brownii

Garden Height
6 - 10
Spacing
18 - 24
Spread
18 - 24
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Yellow
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections

Drought Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes

Easy Care.

Uses Notes

This plant will add texture and interest to your garden

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH C - pH 6.0 - 6.5

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring through Summer Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-7
6" and Gallon Pot : 7-8
7-9" Pot : 10-12
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 12-14

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch once, soft, one week after liner planting. PGRs are not necessary.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.