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Chrysocephalum apiculatum 'Silver and Gold' (Paper Daisy)

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Plant description

Chrysocephalum apiculatum Silver and Gold

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A ground covering herbaceous perennial, 'Silver and Gold' has a beautiful contrast between the silvery grey foliage and bright yellow flowers. A mat forming habit, use as a border, ground cover or pot plant. A tough plant, tolerant of drought and heat, also great for coastal plantings. Best in a sunny spot, it can also be used in part shade.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.1 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser.

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