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Senecio elegans

   (Family: Asteraceae)
   
Afrikaans: Strandblommetjie English: Wild Cineraria  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.6m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Pink
 
White
 
Purple
 
Yellow
Flower shape
 
  Polinator
  Bees and beetles.
  Flower info
  Colours varying from white to dark mauve and bright pink. The centres of the daisies are bright yellow.
 
 
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
 
 
 
 
  Seed info EDIT
  Once pollinated the flower heads turn into fluffy white balls, ready for the wind to disperse the seeds.
 
 
Description EDIT
During spring this mauve annual daisy flowers in abundance along the west and south coast of the Cape.
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