Euryops pectinatus is from the Asteraceae family of plants. It is native to South Africa. They also call it the Grey-leaved Euryops or Euryops hybridus. “Pectinatus” is from Latin and means “comb-like”. Euryops pectinatus is an evergreen shrub. It grows to 1.5m or 5ft.
The foliage is silvery green. They are hairy and pinnately cut or deeply divided. The flowers are yellow. They are daisy-like and about 2in or 5cm wide. They grow on long stalks. Euryops pectinatus flowers starting in summer and continuing into autumn. It has fruits that contain one seed.
How to grow Euryops hybridus:
Grow it in the sun. Plant it in moist, fertile and well-drained soil. It will grow in most types of soils. Water well when it is growing. Keep it sheltered. It does well in frost-free areas. Propagate from seed in spring, softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings in summer. You don’t need to deadhead flowers but after flowering trim back the stems. Euryops hybridus is generally disease-free and pest-free.