Craspedia variabilis

Uses: Ornamental perennial herb for native landscapes, rockeries, parks and reserves. Requires well-drained soils.
Attracts nectar eating native butterflies.
Often dies back over hot summers.

:NW: North Western  
:LE: Lake Eyre   
:FR: Flinders Rangers  
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:NL: Northern Lofty
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
:KI: Kangaroo Island
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 0.3-0.5m
  • Spread 0.1-0.3m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Asteraceae
  • Botanical Name Craspedia variabilis
  • Origin Sa, AW, Vic, NSW, Qld
  • Habit Erect, Tufting
  • Landscape Footslopes, Hills, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Gravel, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Heavy frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Gold
  • Flowering Time Autumn
  • Purpose Habitat, Ornamental
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Groundcover
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region