Berkheya macrocephala
SOUTH AFRICAN THISTLE
Asteraceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

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Origins: Southern Africa

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Berkheya macrocephala
SOUTH AFRICAN THISTLE
Asteraceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: mid summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits dry style, cottage & alpine designs

Uses: mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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