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Livingstone Daisy Overview
Genus containing roughly 8 annual, herbaceous, succulents, typically fairly branched. These originate from South Africa and possess linear to spoon-shaped fleshy foliage which is adapted to store water. They are favoured for their abundant daisy-like flowers, which open in response to sunlight. These are borne in summer on long stalks and in a wide range of colours including white, pink, red, orange and yellow. Species in this genus are sometimes called livingstone daisies. Commonly grown as a bedding plant, this genus is well placed in parks and gardens, forming an effective groundcover.
How to propagate Livingstone Daisy
Seed sown under glass in early spring or outdoors in mid spring.
Other uses of Livingstone Daisy
Suitable for hot, dry places such as rock gardens, banks and gaps in paving.