A low growing soft-wooded perennial with dark green leaves and yellow and orange everlasting flowers that attract butterflies. Great rockery, border or pot plant. Good heat tolerant plant, performs best in full sun but will tolerate light shade. Dry soil conditions will reduce the flowering. No need to deadhead this variety, adding to the low maintenance factor. Feed through the flowering season with a good native fertilizer, being sure to water after applying to prevent leaf burn. Dry the flowers by picking in bud. Once dried, they can keep their colour and last for years.
|Common Name:||Everlasting Daisy|
|Other Common Names:||Paper daisy|
|Plant Type:||Ground cover|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.4 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Yellow, Orange|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|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, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Mound-shaped|
|Lifespan:||Perennial, Short lived|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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