Ptilotus Exaltatus Seeds

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Ptilotus Exaltatus Seeds

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15 Seeds $4.99
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30 Seeds $8.99

  • Season: Annual
  • USDA Zones:
  • Height: 13 inches
  • Bloom Season: Late spring until frost
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Environment: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Well-drained media witha pH between 5.5 and 6.5
  • 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.