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Ptilotus exaltatus 'Silver Pink'

Silver Pink Mulla Mulla

Mulla Mulla

Comments

A short lived perennial treated largely as an annual; interesting conical flower spikes of silvery pink persist all season long; a beautiful, fine container plant or impressive when massed in the garden; tolerant of heat and dry conditions

Description

A short lived perennial treated largely as an annual; interesting conical flower spikes of silvery pink persist all season long; a beautiful, fine container plant or impressive when massed in the garden; tolerant of heat and dry conditions

Landscape Attributes

Silver Pink Mulla Mulla is an herbaceous annual with an upright spreading habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and may require the occasional pruning to look its best. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Silver Pink Mulla Mulla is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Silver Pink Mulla Mulla will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity extending to 24 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 9 inches apart. Although it's not a true annual, this plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year. As such, gardeners should take into consideration that it will perform differently than it would in its native habitat.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 inches (24 inches with the flowers)

12 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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