Very unusual and rare. Mulla Mulla Ptilotus has striking lavender-gray feathery flowers. Creamy, thin lamb tail like flower heads on long thin weeping stems. The species are all native to drier areas of mainland Australia, although one also occurs in Tasmania and another in Malesia on the Islands of Flores and Timor.
Common names for species in this genus include Mulla Mulla, Pussy Tails and Lambs Tails.