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botanical name:
Rhodanthe anthemoides
Rhodanthe anthemoides © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Chamomile Sunray
synonyms:  Helipterum anthemoides
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Small, semi-alpine perennial with small, narrow, greyish-green leaves up to 25 mm long. Flowerheads with yellow centres surrounded by white, papery bracts. about 20 to 30 mm across, are produced over a long period between late winter and early autumn.

cultivation:
Very well drained soil in full sun or part shade in hot locations. Hardy but dislikes excessive winter wet.
Trim back after flowering to keep tidy.

propagation:
From seed or cuttings.

usage:
Suitable for a rock garden, scree or alpine house.

other notes:
Native south-eastern Australia and Tasmania.

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