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Chrysocephalum apiculatum 'Flambe Yellow'

SKU Name
CHR-FLA-701-F45G #4.5 Green Pot

Chrysocephalum is a great plant to add to any floral environment. High versatility makes it a wise choice for use as a garden filler or ground coverage. Create beautiful potted combination and garden landscapes, or use as a foundational centerpiece for hanging baskets. Chrysocephalum Flambe Yellow has a spread of 16-20 inches, requiring a space of 8-12 inches to properly grow and has an optimal height of 10-12 inches.

Chrysocephalum Flambe Yellow features beautiful, small, rounded, vibrant golden-yellow pearl-like blooms that sit on wonderful silver-gray foliage. These blooms cover the bright foliage all season. The ability to thrive in full or part sun, complement many other plants and flowers, or simply stand-alone make it a great choice for your home and garden.

  • Breeder: Proven Winner
  • Bloom Color: Golden Yellow 
  • Height: 10-12 Inches
  • Spread: 16-20 Inches
  • Spacing: 8-12 Inches
  • Zone: 9 to 10

Chrysocephalum is a trailing, warm weather annual and tender perennial. This unique plant has small, pearl round, golden-yellow blooms. They adorn compact silver foliage providing continuous color through the fall. Chrysocephalum Flambe Yellow is a Proven Winners' award winning breed. Chrysocephalum Flambe Yellow is also known as a strawflower because of its papery like texture. Chrysocephalum originates from Australia, and therefore does best in regions with long hot summers.

This variety is commonly used for hanging baskets, mass planting, and for ultimate ground cover coverage. Because of Flambe Yellow's tailing nature, it works well in gardens, patio container combinations, and in rock gardens. The fuller varieties work best in fertile, well-drained soil, and is a full sun flower. Flambe Yellow does not just tolerate the heat, it loves it; but surprisingly, they can also withstand colder temperatures. Key features include heat tolerance, drought tolerance, wonderful foliage and no deadheading.