5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Gold Dust Overview
Aurinia saxatilis is a low growing evergreen perennial that forms soft-looking, spreading clumps. From mid to late spring to early summer, it produces panicles of yellow flowers. The leaves are hairy with a silvery green colour and a simple oval shape. This plant is ideally suited to full sun and well-drained soil. It may be used as an edging plant, in a rock garden, in a container, or on backs and slopes.
Common problems with Gold Dust
Generally pest and disease free
How to harvest Gold Dust
Not generally harvested
How to propagate Gold Dust
Easily propagated by seed. Sow from February to April in 0.5cm deep in a seed tray, can be placed in a cold frame, unheated glasshouse or on a windowsill in a warm kitchen. Is prone to self-seeding.
Semi-ripe cuttings can be taken late summer to early autumn.
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Other uses of Gold Dust
Rock garden, border, edging.