Dymondia margaretae

  • Dymondia margaretae  silver carpet
silver carpet

This unusual plant forms a deep rooted tight mat 1 inch high, spreading slowly with 1 inch yellow daisy flowers half buried in foliage in summer. Full sun, quite drought tolerant and deer resistant. Much lower and tougher than gazania, it can handle light foot traffic. Good between stepping stones, rock gardens Used extensively as a ground cover at the Los Angeles Getty Museum.