Dwarf Euryops

Euryops pectinatus 'Munchkin'

A small, compact, evergreen shrub with finely cut gray-green foliage and bright yellow daisy-like flowers. The showy blooms blanket this reliable performer most of the year in mild winter areas. Use as a colorful annual in colder winter regions.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationEW-ree-ops pek-ti-NAH-tus
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeNearly year-round in frost-free climates; heaviest in spring.
Design IdeasThese free-blooming shrubs are dwarfed to fit into smaller spaces. Use as edging or in plant in masses for a bold color statement. Line driveways and walkways with them to clean up the edges, and combine with other desert hot-zone plants that stand up to inland conditions.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsPrincess Flower (Tibouchina); Salvia (Salvia); Plumbago (Plumbago); Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea); Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

Grows 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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