Asteriscus maritimus

Asteriscus maritimus

Asteriscus maritimus is a herbaceous perennial in the family Asteraceae. The species is native to the Canary Islands, southern Portugal, the western Mediterranean and Greece. It grows up to to 30 cm high and 45 cm in width and produces yellow "daisy" flowers with darker yellow centres.

Cultivation

This species prefers a well-drained, preferably sandy soil with moderate levels of moisture and exposure to full sun. It is well-suited to rock gardens and container cultivation. Propagation is by seed or cuttings.

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