Xerochrysum ‘Dargan Hill Monarch’ – Everlasting Daisy

A low growing soft-wooded perennial with grey-green leaves and yellow everlasting flowers. Great general garden or pot plant and cut flower. Good heat tolerant plant, performs best in full sun but will tolerate light shade. Dry soil conditions will reduce the flowering. Feed with a good native fertiliser during warm weather. To preserve the flowers, pick while in bud and hang upside down until dry.

Scientific Name:Xerochrysum
Family:Asteraceae
Common Name:Everlasting Daisy
Other Common Names:Paper daisy
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.8 ~ 1 metre
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow, Gold
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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