One of my favourite grassland plants.... Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Native Australian grassland plant- Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Woolly bush (Adenanthos sericea) - SHRUBS - a low maintenance Western Australian native, characterised by silky grey foliage. It offers a great contrast to regular foliage. This sun-loving shrub makes a wonderful screening plant ins warm temperate, semi-arid and Mediterranean climates (Jamie Durie).

Genus: Adenanthos Species: sericeus Common Name: Albany Woolly Bush or Silver Streak Flower Colour: Red Foliage Colour: Grey-Green .

Eucalyptus caesia "Silver Princess". Grows 4-8m high x 3-6m wide. Prefers full sun and is a hardy species.

Cungurru, Silver Princess, Caesia (Eucalyptus caesia) Endemic to the central wheatbealt region of Western Australia, where it is found on a small number of granite outcrops.

Craspedia globosa - "Billy Buttons"

Golden Drumstick Billy Balls Craspedia Globosa - 20 Seeds Billy Balls are one of my favorites!

Trachymene coerulea.

Plant of the Moment – Didiscus

Heart leaf flame pea, Chorizema cordatum. Photo: D. Blumer.

These Western Australian native plant notes are kindly provided by the Kings Park Volunteer Master Gardeners.