Rhodanthemum / Leucanthemum catananche

Rhodanthemum / Leucanthemum catananche

Rhodanthemum catananche is a perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. It is native to North Africa (Morocco) and commonly named Moroccodaisy. The grey-green leaves are linear and pubescent. The fluted stems bear white flowers with yellow heart that bloom in spring and produce achenes.


Common NameMoroccodaisy
Botanical nameRhodanthemum catananche
Leucanthemum catananche
Life CyclePerennial
Basic ColourWhite / cream
Yellow, purple
Height6 -> 30 cm
HabitatFresh meadows,
rock gardens
Altitude2200-3200 m
Bloom TimeApril -> May
Plant TypeHerb
Fruit TypeAchene
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USDA Zone8 (-12), 9 (-7), 10 (-1)
Sun Exposurefull sun,
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry, Moist
Soil Type Silty, Clayey, Stony
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by division, Self sows
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