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Calocephalus lacteus

Milky Beauty-heads

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow



Germination usually occurs within 3-7 weeks.
Light enhances germination.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow


Seed Collection Timeframe

January - March

Storage and Ripening

May have 2-3 after-ripening period.
Seed may remain viable for 1-2 years.

Grows from Cuttings