Rhodanthemum hosmariense or the Moroccan Daisy is native to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. It is part of the Asteraceae family of plants. It is a woody deciduous spreading perennial. It forms a cluster of silver-gray leaves that blossom with small daisy-like flowers in late spring and summer and sometimes into autumn. Rhodanthemum hosmariense leaves are divided into lots of segments and almost feathery. The flowers are daisy-like white petals surrounding a yellow center. Rhodanthemum hosmariense can grow to 30cm or 12in.
Plant Rhodanthemum hosmariense in the sun in well-drained soil. It is ideal for beds as well as rock gardens. Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings. No pruning is necessary. Rhodanthemum hosmariense is generally disease-free, but watch out for aphids.
Rhodanthemum hosmariense has been classified differently over the years and therefore has many synonyms:
Chrysanthemum maresii var. hosmariense
Pyrethropsis maresii var. hosmariense