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Raoulia subsericea (Turf mat daisy)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.05m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Raoulia subsericea

Other names

Turf mat daisy

Genus

Raoulia Raoulia

Species

R. subsericea - R. subsericea is a mat-forming, evergreen perennial with tiny, overlapping, lightly hairy, grey-green leaves and, throughout summer, white flower heads surrounded by white-tipped, pale brown, papery bracts.


Raoulia subsericea is: Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Raoulia subsericea (Turf mat daisy) will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Between paving stones, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Ground Cover, Rock, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in moist, sharply-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun, or in partial shade in warm, dry areas. Protect from wet winter conditions. Under glass, grow in equal mix loam, leaf mould & sand in bright, filtered light.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Raoulia subsericea

Other names

Turf mat daisy

Genus

Raoulia Raoulia

Species

R. subsericea - R. subsericea is a mat-forming, evergreen perennial with tiny, overlapping, lightly hairy, grey-green leaves and, throughout summer, white flower heads surrounded by white-tipped, pale brown, papery bracts.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Raoulia subsericea (Turf mat daisy) will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Between paving stones, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Ground Cover, Rock, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in moist, sharply-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun, or in partial shade in warm, dry areas. Protect from wet winter conditions. Under glass, grow in equal mix loam, leaf mould & sand in bright, filtered light.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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