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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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