Grey Cottonhead

Grey Cottonhead 1

In Bold Park there is a lot of this low growing plant with yellow flower heads. It is called Grey Cottonhead (Conostylis candicans). This native plant grows along the West Australian coast from about Shark Bay to Albany, especially on sand and limestone soil, and is also planted commonly in gardens in Perth. It flowers from July to November.

Grey Cottonhead 2

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