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Baccharis magellanica


Order: Asterales
   Family: Asteraceae
            Genus: Baccharis
                        Specie: Baccharis magellanica

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 in (38 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Paddle-shaped leaves; yellow flowerheads

Uses: Seaside gardens Ground cover

Zones: 8-9

Description: From the harsh, windswept climates of the Straits of Magellan and the Falkland Islands, in the wild this small shrub often closely hugs the ground, but in cultivation it can grow to 15 in (38 cm) high with a more erect habit. Its leaves, which are paddle-

Growth Habit: Prostrate habit

Comments: Can grow taller in cultivation

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