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Euryops tysonii

Tyson's euruops

E. tysonii is a bushy evergreen alpine with slightly succulent stem tips and leaves. Sweetly scented, bright yellow daisy flowers in autumn

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
0.5–1 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green Grey Silver
Summer Yellow Green Grey Silver
Autumn Yellow Green Grey Silver
Winter Green Grey Silver
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H3
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Euryops can be annuals, herbaceous perennials, evergreen sub-shrubs or shrubs with simple or divided leaves and daisy-like flower-heads

Name status

Correct

Plant range
South Africa (Natal)

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How to grow

Cultivation

Under glass grow in loam-based potting compost with added sharp sand in full light. Water freely when in growth and keep just moist in winter. Can be grown outdoors in sheltered, frost-free areas in most moderately fertile soils

Propagation

Propagate by seed at 10 to 13°C in spring or root softwood cuttings in late spring, semi-hardwood cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Patio and container plants
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

Trim lightly after flowering

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Generally disease free

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