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Rhodanthe chlorocephala subsp. rosea
Botanical Name: Rhodanthe chlorocephala subsp. rosea
Common Name(s): Everlasting, paper daisy
This plant bears white to dark-pink daisy-like flowers with papery petals. Sow seed directly into well-draining loam or sandy soil during autumn or spring (they do not transplant well). Thin out seedlings to 250mm apart. Flowers appear 10–12 weeks after sowing. Feed every 14 days with liquid fertilizer. Ideal for dried flower arrangements. Previously known as Acroclinium roseum (=Helipterum roseum).
Family: – Asteraceae, Daisy family
Botanical Pronunciation: rho-DAN-thee
Description: Foliage is green and grey-silver in spring and summer.