Asteriscus sericeus (Syn. Nauplius sericeus)
Common Names: Canary Island daisy
Type: Evergreen perennial
Size: Ground cover to 1 ft. high and 2-3 ft. across
Flowers: Bright yellow flowers 1.5 in. across in summer on silvery-green foliage.
Uses: Tough. Use on slopes, for borders, in containers, and in small spaces.
Wildlife: Hummingbirds and butterflies.
Water: None once established; tolerates moist soil near sea as well as short drought periods. Tolerates salt spray.
Sun: Full; but avoid extreme heat inland.
Pruning: Prune to control shape. Remove dead leaves.
Pests & Diseases: (None found.)
Notes: Lives 3–5 years. Hardy to 25° F.