Morisia monanthos Overview
Morisia monanthos is also known by the name M. hypogaea. This species is native to the islands of Corsica and Sardinia in the Mediterranean and resides in the Brassicaceae family. It is a perennial flowering plant with a tap-root and a rosette of finely-divided leaves and yellow cup or salver-shaped flowers. In cultivation they prefer to grow in very well-drained soil in full sun and with protection from wet winters. This plant lies in the Morisia genus, which is monotypic and thus only contains this single species.
How to propagate Morisia monanthos
Seed in autumn.
Root cuttings in winter.
Special features of Morisia monanthos
Other uses of Morisia monanthos
Suitable for screens, rock gardens and alpine houses.