Ptilotus ‘Passion’ produces masses of feathery, pink-purple flower heads with bright pink highlights. The flower head are about 40 mm in diameter and up to 100 mm high on stems that grow to about 70 cm tall which make great cut flowers.
Use: Highly versatile, ideal for mass plantings rockeries, cottage gardens, or containers providing long lasting cut flowers. Best grown as an annual, Ptilotus ‘Passion’ is ideal for mass plantings, rockeries, cottage gardens, or containers providing long lasting cut flowers
Flowering: Year round.
Habit: Herbaceous annual to 70 cm tall.
Care: Prefers an open position in full sun in a well-drained soil. When planting, carefully remove from the pot to avoid disturbing the roots and plant in the hole so that the existing potting mix is slightly deeper than the surrounding ground level. Backfill the hole level with surrounding ground level and water in well. Requires minimal watering once established. Regularly prune after each flush of flowers to remove old flowering stems and apply a standard slow release fertiliser every 3 months to encourage a bushy habit and repeat flowering.