Leucanthemum hosmariense description
White, orange centred daisy flowers throughout the year.
The foliage is a fine silver-grey, almost feathery.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit . To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.
Good for the front of a border, containers, or an alpine bed or rock garden or by a patio and is undemanding in any reasonably drained soil.
Also known as Rhodanthemum hosmariense, Chrysanthemopsis hosmariense, Chrysanthemum hosmariense, Chrysanthemum maresii, Chrysanthemum maresii var. hosmariense, Leucanthemopsis hosmariensis, Pyrethropsis hosmariense, Pyrethropsis maresii var. hosmariense.
Common name: Moroccan Daisy.
The best position in the garden:
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish, stony.
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.
Size of plant:
Height 20 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 5 plants per square metre.
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