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botanical name:
Raoulia haastii
Raoulia haastii © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.01m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Dense, cushion-forming perennial with tiny, silky-hairy overlapping leaves which are pale green at first, darkening as the age and becoming brown-tinted in winter. Small yellow flowerheads, about 5mm. across, in spring.

cultivation:
Sharply drained soil with a top dressing of grit, in full sun or a little shade. Dislikes winter wet and prefers fairly mild winter temperatures, otherwise best grown in an alpine house.

propagation:
Separate and replant rooted stems.

usage:
Alpine and rock gardens, raised beds, troughs and containers.

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