Anthemis rudolphiana description
A lovely shade of yellow, daisy-like flowers held high in the summer.
How easy is it to grow:
This is is good for the front of a border, alpine bed, rockery, by a patio or in a tub and it is very easy in a reasonably drained soil.
The feathery foliage is also an attractive silver colour. (In the picture you can just see the silver foliage at the bottom left – the green leaves are from its neighbour, a Geranium!)
Also known as Anthemis marschalliana or Anthemis biebersteiniana
Common name: Dwarf Silverleaf Marguerite
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a small spot.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off old flower stems.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.
Buy alpines, herbs, wildflowers, perennials and ornamental grasses.