Euryops pectinatus 'Viridis'Item #3557 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 11
An extended bloom season makes this one of the most popular flowering evergreen shrubs. Bright yellow daisy-like blooms provide excellent contrast against the finely cut dark green foliage. A great colorful accent that works very well for sunny beds and borders, in mass plantings, and in containers.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Quickly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:EW-ree-ops pek-ti-NAH-tus VIR-i-disPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:8, 9, 12 - 24Growth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Quickly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Nearly year-round in frost-free climates; heaviest in spring.Flower color:YellowFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign IdeasHere's the perfect plant for filling open spaces in a hurry. Also makes a very good flowering hedge in mild climates and can be massed like huge groundcover plants for a sea of yellow. Ideal for beds and borders with uncomfortable barren spots that are too hot or dry for other perennials.Companion PlantsPrincess Flower (Tibouchina); Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea); Salvia (Salvia); Plumbago (Plumbago); Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)
- CareCare InformationGrows easily in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to develop an extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; continue to water container plants regularly. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.