A ground covering herbaceous perennial that has a beautiful contrast between the silvery grey foliage and bright yellow flowers. Use as a border or pot plant. Frost tolerant. Flowers from spring to summer. Can take clay loam to sandy soils, acid to alkaline, best with good drainage.
|Scientific Name:||Chrysocephalum apiculatum|
|Cultivar:||Silver and Gold|
|Common Name:||Paper Daisy|
|Plant Type:||Ground cover|
|Height:||0.2 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Width:||0.2 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Special Features:||Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies|
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