Pallenis maritima or Asteriscus maritimus, Asteriscus aureus, Odontospermum maritimum is native to the coastal bluffs of Canary Islands, Portugal, Greece, and the Western Mediterranean region. It is also commonly known as Canary Island Daisy, Beach Daisy, Sea Aster, Gold Coin Daisy, or Austeriscus ‘Gold Coin’. Pallenis maritima is a herbaceous perennial. It has bright yellow flowers.
Pallenis maritima belongs to the Asteraceae family of plants. It grows to about 30cm or 1ft. Usually, they are shorter and they plant them as ground covers. The flowers are daisy-like. they have darker yellow centers surrounded by bright yellow petals. Leaves are lance-shaped and hairy. They are greyish-green and semi-evergreen.
How to grow Pallenis maritima:
Grow Pallenis maritima in the sun. Plant them in well-drained sandy soil. It candle poor soil and salty sprays of coastal locations. Propagate by seed or cuttings. It is disease-free. Watch out for spider mites and aphids.