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Drosanthemum

Drosanthemum spp.

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Drosanthemum Overview

This genus has about 95 species of perennial, most of them are creeping succulents some have a spreading habit, they will vary in height some will reach a height of 1m. The leaves are fleshy and densely covered in daisy-like flowers which will range from pink and yellow to deep purple. They are frost tender, min 5C and will need full sun and very well drained soil. Propagation is by seeds or stem cuttings in the spring or summer.

Common problems with Drosanthemum

How to propagate Drosanthemum

Cuttings

Seed or stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Seed

Other uses of Drosanthemum

Grown for its flowers in summer.

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