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Other common names
Cheiridopsis are small succulent perennials forming clumps of paired, fleshy leaves, with solitary daisy-like flowers in summer
C. peculiaris is a succulent perennial, usually unbranched, with broadly triangular-ovate leaves united at the base, and yellow, daisy-like flowers 3cm across in summer
S Afr. (NW Cape)
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Under glass, grow in a mix of 2 parts each loam and sharp sand and 1 part leaf mould, in full light. Provide low humidity. Water sparingly from summer to mid-autumn, applying a dilute, low nitrogen fertiliser at the beginning and end of this period; keep completely dry at other times.
Propagate by seed at 19-24 °C (66-75°F) or root stem cuttings in late spring or early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning necessary
Pests mealybugs may be a problem under glass
Generally disease free
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