A new favourite with many gardeners, this drought-tolerant silver-green groundcover doesn't mind poor dry soils. Plant it, water it until it establishes, leave it, and it will reward you with yellow daisy flowers in summer. Larger size plant to get your garden off to a fast start.Recommended by this WA water company as a low-water plant.
Dymondia margaretae - silver carpet APPEARANCE: Spreading, fast growing mat-forming groundcover native to south Africa. Slender green leaves, silver-white beneath; and small yellow daisy flowers in summer. USE IN: To create a dense lawn effect, for areas of light foot traffic, add colour to paved areas and stepping stones; keep down weeds. Low water requirements once established. LOCATION: Sun to light shade, free draining sandy soil. Needs a frost-free climate. CARE: Provide plenty of water during the first 12 weeks or until the plant is established; water in very dry periods after that. Feed with liquid fertiliser monthly during spring and summer for lush coverage. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 5 cm H x 30 cm W. YOUR PLANTS: These are larger than our usual tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot is 68 mm wide.