Dendranthema pacificum, Chrysanthemum pacificum
Vascular – Exotic
Herbs - Dicotyledonous composites
A low growing flowering deciduous sub-shrub with prostrate stems rooting at nodes. Its ovate leaves are silvery green with lobed silver margins. Flowers in autumn, producing clusters of yellow daisy-like inflorescences with scarcely developed ray florets (although a cultivar named ‘Pink Ice’ has conspicuous pink ray florets). Seedlings have been seen to establish near planted specimens.
Tolerant of very dry well-drained conditions.
Easiest from rooted pieces; also seed
Reason for introduction
pacifica: Of the Pacific Ocean.