A beautiful and useful ground cover with masses of white paper daisy flowers in spring and summer. The flowers have pink tones when in bud. Great for flower and cottage gardens, borders, rockeries and containers. Suitable for coastal gardens and sandy soil types. Likes a sunny position with protection from the strong afternoon heat. After flowering, lightly prune to encourage a compact shape and more flowers.
|Scientific Name:||Rhodanthe anthemoides|
|Common Name:||Everlasting Daisy|
|Plant Type:||Ground cover|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 0.7 metres|
|Flower Colour:||White, Pink|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|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|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Dense foliage, Mound-shaped|
|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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