Arctotis and gazania

Nan Sterman Talkingpoints@PlantSoup.Com
Tue, 02 Dec 2003 20:36:29 PST
>In a message dated 12/2/2003 7:48:33 PM Pacific Standard Time,
>Talkingpoints@PlantSoup.Com writes:
>>  In fact, throughout the western US, gazanias are commonly
>>  called "freeway daisies."
>Hmmm.  In Southern California, the "freeway daisies" are Leptospermum.

You might want to check that... as far as I know, Leptospermum is the 
Australian tea tree (though I've never seen it larger than shrub 
size).  It has tiny white or rose or pink flowers that are shaped 
like the flowers on peach/plum trees.  Take a look at these images of 
leptospermum and see if this is what you were thinking of...……



Nan Sterman			Plant Soup (TM)
PO Box 231034
Encinitas, CA 92023		760.634.2902 (voice)
Talkingpoints@PlantSoup.Com	760.634.2957 (fax)


More information about the pbs mailing list