Eumorphia prostrata

An attractive silvery groundcover with white daisy-like flowers
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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.2m x 0.4m
MAXIMUM HEIGHT: -1m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A low-growing shrub with arching stems and a spreading habit.  It forms a dense mat which often roots as it spreads to form an ideal groundcover.

The young branches are covered in fine hairs and mature to become hairless.  The silvery leaves are linear and are densely packed on the twigs.

It bears small daisy-like flowers with white petals and yellow centres.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts insect pollinators.

MAINTENANCE:
Prune after flowering to keep the shape.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Avoid overwatering as this can cause the plant to rot.

GARDEN THEMES:
Rockery, succulent, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
The silvery leaves provide for a striking contrast when planted among other plants with dark green foliage. Eumorphia prostrata is suitable to grow in hanging baskets, containers, a retaining wall or a rockery.
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