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Carpet Daisy

Dymondia margaretae

Also known as

Silver Carpet

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H5-H2

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

10cm

5cm

Min

2cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Carpet Daisy

Dymondia margaretae close up of leaf rosette
Dymondia margaretae foliage
Dymondia margaretae groundcover

Carpet Daisy Overview

A unique carpet forming ground cover with silvery-green foliage dotted with small bright yellow daisy-looking flowers. It grows quickly and works as a soil stabilizer and is a good alternative to lawn as it can handle some traffic and does not need much maintenance. Can tolerate some shade in the day and is drought tolerant. Flowering all year round.

Common problems with Carpet Daisy

Few pests and too wet conditions can lead to rot.

    How to propagate Carpet Daisy

    Seed

    Space 200mm apart and sow very shallow.

    Division

    Mother plant will soon make little plants that can be removed and replanted. Dence carpet can be divided.

    Special features of Carpet Daisy

    Attracts useful insects

    Drought resistant

    Attracts butterflies

    Attracts bees

    Other uses of Carpet Daisy

    An excellent ground cover (mat-forming) and soil stabilizer.