Euryops pectinatus 'Viridis'Item #3557 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 11
An extended flowering season makes this one of the most popular evergreen shrubs. Bright yellow daisy-like blooms contrast with deep green leaves. Great colorful accent, super choice for containers.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established in the landscape, needs only occasional watering.Average Landscape Size:Fast growing 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:Fast growing 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Blooms nearly year-round.Flower color:YellowDesign 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 in beds and borders with uncomfortable barren spots that are too hot or dry for other perennials.Companion PlantsPrincess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Salvia (Salvia); Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea); Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)
- CareCare InformationWater regularly during the first growing season to develop a deep, extensive root system. Container plants will continue to need regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established in the landscape, needs only occasional watering.