WANTED: asteriscus sericeus - Canary Island Daisy

robinpla(10b)August 9, 2010

I fell in love with this plant after seeing it at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. I quickly learned that it is not sold at nurseries here in Southern California. The few places that mention this plant online "no longer grow" this plant. So I am hoping that someone on gardenweb might be able to help me. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

It appears to be available at the link below.

Very pretty.

Sue

Here is a link that might be useful: Asteriscus sericeus at Plant Safari

    Bookmark   August 9, 2010 at 1:16PM
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robinpla(10b)

I have contacted that nursery but they didn't have it. Typical. I am almost thinking I have to look for seeds abroad. Thanks for looking though.

    Bookmark   October 3, 2010 at 3:57PM
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Leslie_1

I'm wondering if you were able to find any seeds. The L.A. Arboretum also has these (which they grew from seed), but they wouldn't give me a cutting. So I'm hoping I can find some seeds somewhere.

    Bookmark   January 2, 2013 at 7:26PM
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robinpla(10b)

Yes I ordered seeds from Germany I think, a couple of years ago. I ended up with a lot of plants and gave away to people (telling them they have plants few other people have). I have 6 plants myself and they are beautiful. I love the smell of the leaves, and the flowers are so nice and lasts a long time. This summer I am expecting them to really take off. Let me try to find the website that I ordered seeds from.

    Bookmark   January 2, 2013 at 7:46PM
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robinpla(10b)

Ok, they actually list this plant under nauplius sericeus on this website, but that's the same plant. And this is where I ordered it from.

If you're in the Los Angeles area maybe I could give you a branch. I haven't done much rooting of cuttings, but if you think that's possible I would be willing to share. They shed all their flowers and seeds a few months ago.

http://www.rareplants.de/shop/product.asp?strParents=&CAT_ID=0amp;P_ID=9118&strPageHistory=search&numSearchStartRecord=1

    Bookmark   January 2, 2013 at 8:05PM
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