Photo Photo Photo

Coronidium monticola

Pale Everlasting (previously known as Helichrysum rutidolepis)

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

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Surface sow - do not cover. Smoke treatment may improve results.

Watering
 

Capillary watering. Prone to damping off.

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 2-5 weeks.
Light and smoke treatment may improve germination.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Autumn-Spring
Optimum germination temperature 15-20°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

Late November - Early January

Storage and Ripening
 

May have a 2-3 month after-ripening period.
Seed may lose viability quickly.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes