Ptilotus Exaltatus Joey Flower Seeds

Ptilotus Exaltatus Seeds

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Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 2 - 11

Height: 13 inches

Bloom Season: Late spring until frost

Bloom Color: Pink

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Well-drained media, pH 5.5 and 6.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Ptilotus Exaltatus

Planting Directions

Temperature: 76 - 80F

Average Germ Time: 6 - 8 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Press seed into soil and barely cover

Sowing Rate: 1 seed per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 8 - 12 inches

Ptilotus (Ptilotus Exaltatus Joey) - The images above from, Benary, Colorado State, and University of Florida show this sun loving pluming flower which is a totally new genus from Australia. We have to thank our Australian friends for Ptilotus which thrives in hot, dry conditions. Ptilotus is truly a breeding breakthrough! This annual is great for a pot plant, mixed combinations, or in mass landscape plantings. Ptilotus is a fun to grow novelty which has large 3 - 4 inch bottle-brush spikes in bright silver tipped in neon pink on attractive silvery foliage.Growing 12 - 18 inches tall, Ptilotus Joey looks stunning in mixed containers and massed in grouped plantings. These flower seeds are easy to germinate and it grows best in full sun. Also called Joey Lamb's Tail and Mulla Mulla.