Chrysocephalum apiculatum
Common Everlasting

Uses: syn. Helichrysum apiculatum. Perennial herb for mixed native landscapes, parks and reserves. Suitable for mass planting or informal drifts, spreads by suckering.
Profuse flowering, requires well-drained soils. Attracts native butterflies and insects, caterpillar food plant.
Mixed form cultivars available.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

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

  • Height 0.1-0.2m
  • Spread 0.3-0.4m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Asteraceae
  • Botanical Name Chrysocephalum apiculatum
  • Common Name Common Everlasting
  • Origin SA, Vic, NSW, WA, Qld, Tas, NT
  • Habit Prostrate, Dense
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, Footslopes, Hills, Plains, 2nd line coast
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring, Autumn
  • Flower Type Daisy
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Groundcover
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region