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synonyms: Gnaphalium alticolum
shrub, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey
flower colour: yellow
main season: All Year
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Cushion forming with rosettes of obovate to oblong, densely white-felted leaves. Compact, flattened heads of yellow flowers in late summer. Sweet curry-like scent.
Very well drained, poor to moderate, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Dislikes winter wet.
By seed or division in spring, or from cuttings in late summer.
Rock garden, wall crevices or alpine house.
Native to Lesotho, South Africa.