A spectacular dwarf mounding, perennial herbaceous plant with attractive narrow grey-green foliage with masses of purple-budded white everlasting daisies in spring. This cultivar has a spreading habit and is great in containers and hanging baskets or spilling over walls and rockeries, and makes a great border plant. Feed in spring and summer with a good native fertiliser, watering in afterwards to avoid leaf or root burn.
|Scientific Name:||Rhodanthe anthemoides|
|Common Name:||Chamomile Sunray|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover, Clumping perennial|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.4 metres|
|Width:||0.4 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Flower Colour:||White, Yellow|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Poolside, Cottage garden, Flower garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Mound-shaped|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Attractive foliage, Wow factor|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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