Native to Western Australia. Flowers have a pungent sweetish scent similar to that of many species of Banksia, there are two subspecies, with both yellow and maroon flowered plants occurring in each subspecies.
Conostylis 'Silver Sunrise' is a fantastic low growing Australian native, famed for its soft silvery foliage. It stands in a dense clump, and looks most effective when planted en masse. During spring and summer, ‘Silversunrise’ is adorned with a spectacular display of yellow flowers held above the foliage on silver stems.