Anacyclus Garden Gnome Mt. Atlas Daisy Garden Flower Seeds

Anacyclus Garden Gnome

Groundcover Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 5 - 9

Height: 4 - 6 inches

Width: 12 - 16 inches

Bloom Season: Early to late Summer

Bloom Color: White

Environment: Full sun

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Anacyclus depressus

Planting Directions

Temperature: 68F

Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Cover the seeds with fine grit or compost to approximately their own depth

Soil Type: Average to sandy well drained soils

Sowing Rate: 4 - 5 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Garden Gnome (Anacyclus depressus) - If you are looking for a unique, beautiful, mat forming ground cover then look no further then Garden Gnome ground cover plants only growing 4 - 6 inches tall. Also known as Mt. Atlas Daisy, Carpet Daisy, and Spanish Chamomile. Finely cut, green, fern-like leaves provide attractive folaige after the spring bloom of these daisy-like white blooms with petals often tipped crimson. Garden gnome will bloom all summer and best of all they hardly require any water as they are drought tolerant plants suitable for xeriscaping. 

The flowers close at dusk and reopen in the morning on this mat-like ground cover from the mountainous northwestern corner of Africa. The green feathery fern-like foliage is beautiful in unto to itself and is a perfect backdrop to the closed flowerheads showing the red side of their petals. This rock garden plant prefers light to medium soils with good drainage. It dislikes excessive humidity. Let the seeds drop for even more plants next year or divide plant in Spring and split with a sharp spade. No pruning or fall care required for this low maintenace ground cover plant.