Pallenis maritima or Asteriscus maritimus or Asteriscus aureus is native to the Canary Islands, Portugal, Greece, and 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 with bright yellow flowers.
Pallenis maritima belongs to the Asteraceae family of plants. It can grow to about 30cm or 1ft. but usually, you see them as lower ground covers. The flowers are daisy-like, yellow center surrounded by yellow petals. Leaves are lance-shaped and greyish-green and semi-evergreen.
Plant them in well-drained sandy soil in the sun. Propagate by seed or cuttings. It is disease-free but watches out for spider mites and aphids.