Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The Plumed Featherflower is a small rounded shrub that grows to about a metre tall. The leaves are narrow and greyish green in colour and grow to about 1.4cm long. It produces groups of pink or mauve or white open-petalled flowers in spring and summer. There are several varieties described which have differences in features such as growth habit, leaf size and shape, flower size and colour. Varieties are var. plumosa, var. ananeotes, var. brachyphylla, var. grandiflora, var. incrassata,
var. pleiobotrya, var. vassensis (http://en.wikipedia.org).
0.5m - 1.5m
grows in woodland and shrubland
attracts birds, butterflies and various other insects
Verticordia plumosa is found in south west of Western Australia from south of Geraldton to around Esperance.
|Common Name:||Plumed Featherflower|