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A picture of a New Zealand daisy

New Zealand daisy

Celmisia spp.

Oritrophium peruvianum (9229732577) by Dick Culbert (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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New Zealand daisy Overview

The genus Celmisia is also known as the New Zealand daisy, it contains roughly 79 evergreen, perennial, herbaceous plants and subshrubs from the daisy family, Asteraceae (Asteraceae). The majority of this genus is restricted to New Zealand, with several species endemic to the nearby Australia. This genus contains many hybrids and is commonly grown for its white, daisy-like flowers and attractive foliage. It grows optimally in cool, moist environments and would suit a rock garden.

Common problems with New Zealand daisy

How to propagate New Zealand daisy


Division in early summer.


Seed when fresh.

Other uses of New Zealand daisy

Grown for their foliage and daisy-like flower heads.


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