Rhodanthemum atlanticum

Rhodanthemum atlanticum

Rhodanthemum atlanticum is a rhizomatous perennial belonging to the Asteraceae family. It is commonly known as Moroccan daisy because it is endemic to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It has grey-green and hairy leaves on an unbranched stems. The aster-like flowers are white with yellow center and bloom in summer. The fruits are achenes.


Common NameMoroccan Daisy
Botanical nameRhodanthemum atlanticum
Life CyclePerennial
Basic Colourwhite / yellow
Height10 -> 50 cm
HabitatRocky lands
Altitude2000 m
Bloom TimeJune -> August
Plant TypeHerb
Fruit TypeAchene
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USDA Zone7 (-17), 8 (-12), 9 (-7)
Sun ExposureSun, Part shade
Soil pHAcidic, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Rocky, Sandy, Silty, Stony
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by division, Self sows
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