Grey Cottonhead

Conostylis candicans 'silver sunrise’

  • Grey Cottonhead
  • Grey Cottonhead
  • Grey Cottonhead
  • Grey Cottonhead
  • Flower name
    Grey Cottonhead
  • Scientific name
    Conostylis candicans 'silver sunrise’
  • AliasGrey Cottonhead, グレイコットントップ
  • Place of originAustralia
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

What is Grey Cottonhead

Grey Cottonhead (scientific name: Conostylis candicans 'silver sunrise’ ) is native to Australia and is a perennial of the family Haemodorumidae. It grows naturally in the southwestern part of Western Australia. Flower stems, leaves and buds are covered with white fine hairs. Put out several flower stems from between the thin sword-shaped root leaves, extend the head-shaped flower from the tip, and attach about 10 to 40 yellow florets in a hemispherical shape.

Common name:Grey Cottonhead, Scientific name: Conostylis candicans 'silver sunrise',flower color: Yellow.


  • Order
    Commelinales
  • Family
    Haemodoraceae
  • Genus
    Conostylis
  • Species
    C. candicans 'silver sunrise’
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Vase-shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial
  • Flower colorsYellow Silver
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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