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Coronidium scorpioides

Button Everlasting (previously known as Helichrysum scorpioides)

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 - do not cover. Smoke treatment may improve results.


Capillary watering. Prone to damping off.


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

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Optimum germination temperature 15-20°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe

December - January

Storage and Ripening

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

Grows from Cuttings