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botanical name:
Nipponanthemum nipponicum
Nipponanthemum nipponicum © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Sparsely branched, erect or spreading stems with alternate, irregularly toothed, aromatic, mid to dark green leaves. Sometimes has a subshrubby habit or may spread densely over the ground.. Daisy-like white flowerheads in late summer an d autumn.

cultivation:
Very well drained, moderately fertile, preferably sandy soil in full sun. Likes a warm position and may need some winter protection in cold areas.

propagation:
From seed or by division in early summer.

usage:
Borders and gravel gardens.

other notes:
From sandy, coastal areas of Japan.

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