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Aptenia cordifolia Yellow Sun Jewels

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Aptenia cordifolia Yellow Sun Jewels Yellow Sun Rose

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables Upright

Description:
Perennial evergreen herb that hugs the ground with it's thick succulent stems and heart-shaped, glossy dark green leaves. Yellow daisy like flowers bloom all year and open in the sun. Great for hanging baskets. This plant is regarded as an environmental weed in Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Edible Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Apiaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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