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Genus of about 500 species of annuals, herbaceous or evergreen perennials and evergreen shrubs and subshrubs widely distributed throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and particularly South Africa. They are found in dry, sunny sites.
Includes the Curry plant with its pungent foliage and everlasting flowers.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennials, herbaceous and evergreen perennials.
Additional Features - Good to know - - various forms from daisy-like 'everlasting' when dried to cushion-form types.
Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew occasionally
Place of origin - Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia, South Africa
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil Conditions - Neutral to alkaline soil -
Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video