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Othonna capensis

Othonna (english)

Taxonomy:

Family ASTERACEAE
Genus Othonna
Specie capensis
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Basionym Othonna capensis

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Description:

Othonna capensis a hardy, evergreen, fast-growing, drought-resistant, creeping groundcover.It has narrow, cylindrical, succulent, grey-green leaves that are arranged spirally on trailing stems.

It produces masses of yellow, daisy-like flowers from October to June.These attract a myriad of butterflies to the garden during summer and well into winter.

Planted in containers, rockeries or mass-planted, this is a rewarding little plant.It can also be used to stabilise banks as it roots at the nodes.

It grows best in full sun in well-drained soil.

Size: 7 to 10cm

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Distribution:

eastern cape

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