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A picture of a Swamp Daisy

Swamp Daisy

Osmitopsis asteriscoides

Also known as

Mountain Daisy, Bellis, Bels, Belskruie, Belsbos, Belsebossie

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

10a-10b

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Swamp Daisy
A photo of Swamp Daisy

Overview

This attractive white daisy has been in use for various medicinal purposes for hundreds of years. During spring and early summer many of the wetland areas of the Western Cape are arrayed with dense groups of this aromatic plant in full flower. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special Features

Attracts bees

Wet sites

Uses

Other uses

Medicinal