Swamp Daisy

Osmitopsis asteriscoides

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

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Osmitopsis asteriscoides flowers
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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Special features

Attracts bees

Wet sites

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Asteraceae

Flower colour

White, Yellow

Credits

profile iconOsmitopsis asteriscoides
by Jane A. Forrester, Harold Porter National Botanical Garden, November 2010 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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