Botanical name

Helichrysum spiralepis

Family

Asteraceae

Description

Tufted, grey-woolly, short-lived perennial up to 30cm. Leaves oblanceolate, the lower in a rosette, densely woolly; flowerheads disciform, congested, enclosed by leafy bracts, creamy or reddish; florets 12-40, ovary papillate-hairy,

Habitat

Sandy slopes

Flower Date

September to February