Australian Native Plants

  Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting)


Chrysocephalum apiculatum photo
Chrysocephalum apiculatum, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Australia

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COMMON EVERLASTING FACTS

distribution map showing range of Chrysocephalum apiculatum in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Common Everlasting

Other Names
Helichrysum apiculatum

Description
The Common Everlasting is a herbaceous perennial with yellow orange ball shaped flower heads in winter and spring.

Height
0.5m - 0.6m

Spread
0.8m - 2.5m

Wildlife Interest
butterflies, nectar, foliage caterpillar food

Distribution
Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria., South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania.

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Asterales
Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Chrysocephalum
Species:apiculatum
Common Name:Common Everlasting