February 4, 2023
Rhodanthemum hosmariense

Rhodanthemum hosmariense

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.

Rhodanthemum hosmariense
Rhodanthemum hosmariense

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
Rhodanthemum hosmariense

Rhodanthemum hosmariense has been classified differently over the years and therefore has many synonyms:
Chrysanthemopsis hosmariense
Chrysanthemum hosmariense 
Chrysanthemum maresii var. hosmariense 
Chrysanthemum maresii
Leucanthemum hosmariense 
Leucanthemopsis hosmariensis 
 Pyrethropsis maresii var. hosmariense 
Pyrethropsis hosmariense

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