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botanical name:
Anacyclus pyrethrum var. depressus
Anacyclus pyrethrum var. depressus © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mount Atlas Daisy
synonyms:  Anacyclus depressus
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.12m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Mat forming alpine with fern-like finely divided dark greyish-green leaves. Small white daisy-like flowers with red undersides and yellow centres, which only open in bright sunlight but show the red reverse when closed.

Very well drained, preferably slightly alkaline soil in full sun. Dislikes excessive humidity and winter wet.

From seed or by division

Rock, scree and gravel gardens.
Has been used for "living roof" plantings.

other notes:
pronounced: an-ah-SY-klus pie-REE-thrum de-PRES-sus
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