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Celmisia

Celmisia spp.

Oritrophium peruvianum (9229732577) by Dick Culbert (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Celmisia Overview

The genus Celmisia is also known as the New Zealand daisy, it contains roughly 79 evergreen, perennial, herbaceous plants and subshrubs from the daisy family, Asteraceae (Asteraceae). The majority of this genus is restricted to New Zealand, with several species endemic to the nearby Australia. This genus contains many hybrids and is commonly grown for its white, daisy-like flowers and attractive foliage. It grows optimally in cool, moist environments and would suit a rock garden.

Common problems with Celmisia

How to propagate Celmisia

Division

Division in early summer.

Seed

Seed when fresh.

Other uses of Celmisia

Grown for their foliage and daisy-like flower heads.