Thursday, 28 May 2015

PAPER DAISY

Xerochrysum viscosum (syn. Bracteantha viscosa (DC.) Anderb., Helichrysum viscosum Sieber ex Spreng., Helichrysum bracteatum var. viscosum Sieber ex DC., sticky everlasting) is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to Australia, growing in Victoria and New South Wales.

It is a sticky everlasting erect viscid herb. It is usually annual, though sometimes perennial, mainly flowers in spring and summer. The plant normally grows from 20–80 centimetres high, and is usually much branched. Inflorescence bracts are papery and yellow in colour.

This post is part of the Floral Friday Fotos meme.

5 comments:

  1. We have them here in South Africa too!

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  2. What a lovely little bloom. I like thes a lot and hope to get some for my garden.

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  3. gorgeous! really beautiful image!

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