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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
From seed or by division

usage:
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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