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Podachaenium eminens

Giant Daisy Tree

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Podachaenium eminens
Principal Common Name Giant Daisy Tree
Common Name(s)
Synonym Ferdinanda eminens
Description Podachaenium eminens is an evergreen tropical shrub or small tree to 15 to 25 feet tall by 10 to 20 feet wide with multiple trunks. It is fast growing with large gray-green slightly lobed leaves that are up to 18 inches across. In spring and early summer the plant has multitude of large clusters of orange-yellow centered white daisy like flowers 12 - 15 inches across.
General Comments
Origin Mexico
Height Range 15 - 25 FT
Spread Range 10 - 20 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray-Green
Leaf Texture Fuzzy : Sticky
Form Shrub : Tree
Flower Color Orange : Orange-Yellow : White
Flower Time Feb : Mar : Apr : May : June : July : Spring : Summer
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Any : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Evergreen : Flower : Foliage : Fragrance : Seaside tolerant

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