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Dorotheanthus bellidiformis
(Formally Mesembryanthemum) 

Stock: Available


Family: Aizoaceae

Characteristics: Ground cover 5-10 cm Spread 30-60 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 100

Low growing making it ideal for carpeting, borders, rockeries or growing between pavings. Vivid colours including rose, crimson, buff, pink, primrose and golden apricot flowers; this colourful annual needs full bright sun. Soil should be well drained and not too fertile.

Water sparingly throughout growing season. Ideal for rockery plantings, containers, hillsides and as summer annual ground cover.

Livingstone daisy form part of the Aizoaceae family which are commonly known as stone plants, a species that resemble stones or pebbles.

Adaptable to most garden soils that are well drained and not to fertile, will tolerate drought once established, water sparing throughout the growing season.

Tropical: Autumn to early winter. 
Temperate: Winter and spring.
Cold: Late summer to early autumn or mid spring.

Sow: Sow on surface and firm into soil, cover just enough to hold the seed in place. Keep moist whilst germination occurs.
For best results sow directly into soil where they are to grow. 
Germination: 10-14 days at 15-20°C
Plant space: 20-30cm

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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