The ideal plant for Australian climate extremes. In its native home it grows on rocks, cliff faces and stony ground, in seasonally wet areas which drop to -10C in winter, with strong winds and high temperatures in summer. Lowgrowing and spreading to form dense fine-leaved silver mats, in late summer and autumn it sprouts tiny daisy flowers.
Eumorphia prostrata 'Silver Cloud' DESCRIPTION: South African groundcover daisy, new shoots have fine hairs giving a silvery look. Daisy flowers in late summer-autumn. USES: Rockeries, dry poor soils, drought gardens, exposed locations. PLANTING: Can tolerate extremes of drought and seasonal wet, cold and heat. Needs good drainage, will grow between rocks or pavers. CARE: Mulch after planting to retain moisture and regulate soil temperatures to help young plant establish. An application of a native slow release fertiliser in spring will help keep the plant healthy. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 0.6 m H x 0.5 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.