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botanical name:
Raoulia hookeri
Raoulia hookeri © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
height: 0.01m
width: 0.25m
growth rate:
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: silver
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:
Prostrate evergreen alpine. Tiny rosettes of silver leaves. May flower briefly in summer with fluffy fragrant yellow flower heads. Dislikes winter wet.

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.

propagation:
Separate and replant rooted stems.

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

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