Rhodanthe anthemoides – Chamomile Sunray

This delightful perennial everlasting daisy is a versatile, frost tolerant plant that often features red flower buds. This is a fantastic feature plant for borders or pots and will generally last for several years if it is pruned annually. Trim the plant back to ground level after it has finished flowering  to ensure the plant maintains a compact habit. There are several cultivars of this species all of which will perform beautifully in gardens and landscaping.

Family : Asteraceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 1
Flowering Time : All year
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Rhodanthe anthemoides
Common Name : Chamomile Sunray
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : White, Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Wildflower meadow
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects