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Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey'/Lamb's Tail

Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey' / Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey'
Florets have attention getting hot pink tips
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Florets have attention getting hot pink tips

Inflorescence eventually becomes entirely pink, starting at the lower end

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Scientific Name: Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey'
Common Name: Lamb's Tail
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Plants from Australia and are heat and drought tolerant. Treated as an annual in most of the USA, since it has such a small area of hardiness. Flower head looks like pink bottlebrushes above grayish grass-like foliage. Inflorescence begans as silvery, then pink tips on individual florets and finally the entire inflorescence is pink.