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Celmisia angustifolia
  • RHS AGM

A vigorous, spreading, woody stemmed subshrub to 25cm high, with stiff, narrow, grey-green leaves that are lightly downy underneath. Produces white, daisy-like flowers to 4cm across, on upright, slightly sticky stems in summer

Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
1–1.5 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green Grey Silver
Summer White Green Grey Silver
Autumn Green Grey Silver
Winter Green Grey Silver
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Matforming
Genus

Celmisia are evergreen mat- or rosette-forming perennials and sub-shrubs. They often have silky, silvery foliage and bear daisy-like flowers which are usually white with yellow centres

Name status

Correct

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How to grow

Cultivation

Thrives in cool, moist climates, protect from hot sun and excessive winter wet. Prefers slightly acid, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil

Propagation

Propagate by seed, or by division of established clumps in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Gravel garden
  • Patio and container plants
  • Rock garden
  • Conservatory and greenhouse
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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