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Eumorphia prostrata

Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family)

Common names: Silver cloud (E);

Groundcover
An attractive silvery groundcover with white daisy-like flowers

Eumorphia prostrata

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.2m x 0.4m

MAXIMUM SIZE:

-1m (height)
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

Eumorphia prostrata

DESCRIPTION

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.

WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts insect pollinators.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Avoid overwatering as this can cause the plant to rot.
MAINTENANCE
Prune after flowering to keep the shape.
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.
GARDEN THEMES
Rockery, Succulent, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE

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