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Euryops acraeus

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourYellow orange
  • Leaf ColourSilver
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Euryops acraeus. This is a showy species with a very dense dome-shaped about 1m high and wide. Its foliage is densely produced, narrow and intensely silvery white. The flowers are bright yellow, they are produced throughout the spring and summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, banks and specimen

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy to frost tender, min 5-7C, and will need a sunny position with moist but well drained soil. Dislikes root disturbance.

Propagation

You can propagate by softwood cuttings in the summer.

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