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Euryops chrysanthemoides

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euryops (YOOR-ee-ops) (Info)
Species: chrysanthemoides (kris-anth-eh-MOY-deez) (Info)

Synonym:Gamolepis chrysanthemoides

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Silver/Gray

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jojoringer On Apr 24, 2008, jojoringer from Joey in Conroe, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

This plant has done great out by my mailbox where it is too far to drag the hose to water. It blooms all summer. Just a little deadheading when I check the mail and it keeps its color all the long hot summer!

Neutral barbur On Oct 14, 2006, barbur from Port Lavaca, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have admired this plant because it is evergreen and blooms year round. One problem--in the heat of the summer the leaves dry up along the stem except at the tips. I can't figure out if it needs more water or less water. Or is it the heat doing it. Two of my neighbors have had the same problem

Positive onalee On Aug 14, 2006, onalee from Brooksville, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant is also known as: African Bush Daisy, Bush Daisy, Yellow Bush Daisy, Paris Daisy and Gamolepis chrysanthemoides.

Mine has been growing for 2 years in one of the driest, hottest places in my yard in full sun. It has been blooming all summer with no sign of slowing down - I love it! The flowers are about 1.5" across and the foilage is evergreen here in zone 9.

Definately a great xeriscape plant for Florida or other hot weather, full sun gardens!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Castro Valley, California
Fresno, California
Jamestown, California
Stockton, California
Deltona, Florida
June Park, Florida
Macgregor, Florida
Niceville, Florida
South Daytona, Florida
Spring Hill, Florida
Brunswick, Georgia
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
East Merrimack, New Hampshire
Goffstown, New Hampshire
Seven Oaks, South Carolina
Conroe, Texas
Port Lavaca, Texas
Vancouver, Washington



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