Rhodanthe anthemoides – Chamomile Sunray

This delightful perennial everlasting daisy is a versatile, frost tolerant plant that often features red flower buds. This is a fantastic feature plant for borders or pots and will generally last for several years if it is pruned annually. Trim the plant back to ground level after it has finished flowering  to ensure the plant maintains a compact habit. There are several cultivars of this species all of which will perform beautifully in gardens and landscaping.

Scientific Name:Rhodanthe anthemoides
Common Name:Chamomile Sunray
Other Common Names:Everlasting daisy, paper daisy, strawflower
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.3 ~ 0.5 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:White, Yellow
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants