Desert Flame gives a blaze of bright yellow/orange colour. Best in bright full sun conditions. Chrysocephalum apiculatum ‘Desert Flame’. Flambe Yellow Strawflower is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. minor Benth. Genus: Chrysocephalum (kry-soh-SEF-uh-lum) ( Info) Species: apiculatum (uh-pik-yoo-LAY-tum) ( Info) Cultivar: Flambe Yellow. An evergreen groundcovering perennial plant, with beautiful silvery grey foliage and a profusion of golden yellow button flowers throughout the year. Although it's not a true annual, this fast-growing plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year. It grows well in sun or part shade and is water-wise and light frost tolerant. Chrysocephalum apiculatum This plant should only be grown in full sunlight. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. Flower continuously through the summer. Chrysocephalum Flambe Yellow has a low mounding growth habit. On Feb 23, 2011, vossner from East Texas,United States (Zone 8a) wrote: Very drought tolerant. This is the perfect plant for almost all gardens. © Copyright 2020 The Trial Gardens at UGA. Actual product may vary due to pot size, availability and season. Reproduction. Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping. A hardy, low maintenance plant. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. All the species are endemic to Australia. Nov 24, 2018 - Explore Beverley Jane Maine's board "Chrysocephalum - Asteraceae" on Pinterest. Jolly Lane Greenhouse offers expert advice on garden designs and landscape designs, as well as landscape design tools for your home projects. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. Goes great with: Coleus Royal Glissade, Phlox Intensia, Calibrachoa Superbells, and any annuals or perennials where silver foliage can act as an accent. racemosum J.M.Black APNI* Helichrysum semiamplexicaule var. Chrysocephalum apiculatum ramosissimum An attractive prostrate groundcover producing small, yellow, button like flowers from Spring to late Autumn. (Strawflower) FLAMBE ® Yellow Chrysocephalum is your answer for nonstop blooms on a drought and heat tolerant plant. ... read more, Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the Davesgarden.com. Has thrived in the garden for about three years now. All Rights Reserved. It [Flambé Yellow] was placed at an entrance as a groundcover beneath 'Stars and Stripes' pentas, a welcoming sight to our visitors. It grows in sunny locations on light, well-drained soil in grassy areas. Flambe Orange has silver green foliage, which is still a great contrast to the flowers, but not as silver as Flambe Yellow. Low growing, trailing habit, great for hanging baskets with other xeric plants. There are six species, all of which were formerly classified under other genera (Helichrysum, Helipterum and Leptorhynchos). They stayed evergreen through the winter and while not flowering, the silver foliage was attractive. APPEARANCE: Native ground cover with softly textured silver-green foliage and loads of sunny yellow flowers, cut and bring indoors to enjoy.Flowers late spring and summer. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden. Flower heads. Species. Plants were less than 6 inches tall, had wonderful insect and disease-proof gray-green foliage and were covered with bazillions of bright yellow flowers just above the foliage. Because of its trailing habit of growth, it is ideally suited for use as a 'spiller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the edges where it can spill gracefully over the pot. Its tomentose narrow leaves remain silver in color throughout the season. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. Chrysocephalum, known by the common name everlastings for their long life as cut flowers, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. )DC. Steetz APNI* . This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions: On May 20, 2013, sueroderus from Bluffton, SC (Zone 8b) wrote: I planted a few plants in the fall. Flambe Yellow Strawflower has masses of beautiful clusters of yellow button flowers at the ends of the stems from late spring to mid fall, which are most effective when planted in groupings. Use as a ground cover plant among trees and shrubs or as a border in open garden beds. 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