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Craspedia globosa |Billy buttons
This one is not an indoor plant but an Australian native that needs full sun. It is so special that we could not resist stocking it. Stunning flowers that are adored by florists, either fresh or dry. Why not plant one in a pot in your garden or on your sunny balcony.
Billy buttons or Craspedia, is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family commonly known as billy buttons and woollyheads. They are native to Australia and New Zealand where they grow in a variety of habitats from sea level to the Alps. The genus is found in every State of Australia except the Northern Territory.
This compact perennial native with narrow silver foliage and flowers which have a yellow ball on the end of a long stem and super popular with florists, as well as gardeners as you the flowers are stunning either fresh or dried in floral arrangements.
Each plant is mature and measures approx 15 cm in diameter and height. Some are currently in flower (although this is not guaranteed) and measure close to 70 cm in height from soil length, due to the flower spikes.