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Common Name: Common Everlasting Flower
Chrysocephalum apiculatum is a Shrub up to 0.60 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
Australia - all areas, including Tasmania.
Better soils in grasslands and forests, on sandy soils and decomposed basalt in the montane zone[
Plants tolerate temperatures down to about -7°c in Australian gardens, though this cannot be applied directly to British gardens due to our cooler summers that fail to fully ripen the wood and our longer, wetter winters[
A very ornamental plant[
], it is closely related to H. semipapposum[
Division of suckers in spring. Pot up the divisions and grow them on in the greenhouse until they have formed a good rootball. Plant out in the summer.