Flowering plants. Photo: Don Wood, south coast, NSW

Flowers. Photo: Richard Hartland, Pink Lakes, Vic

Flowers. Photo: Richard Hartland, Pink Lakes, Vic

Common Name

Satin Everlasting, Coast Everlasting




Perennial forb to 50cm tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 2-6cm long, 1-5mm wide, linear to flat, sparsely to moderately hairy above, grey-woolly below, both surfaces slightly sticky, margins curled under, with pointed tips.  Flowers white to tinged pink, with a yellow centre, with many papery 'petals'. Flower heads hemispherical, borne singly or in open groups of 2-3 at the ends of the stems.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 698

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