Vieraea is a monotypic genus in the family of Asteraceae/Compositae with a single species only, namely Vieraea laevigata, native of rock crevices in the lower succulent zone of Tenerife. Makes an ornamental perennial with slightly succulent, nicely bluish-green leaves and a terminal cluster of quite large, bright yellow flowers. For any rich, well drained rocky soil in a sunny spot. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C in full sun.
Sow flat on any rich, well drained, rather inorganic soil at some 20°C to 27°C. Keep soil only slightly moist, always water from beneath. Especially seedlings require full sun in winter to gain a compact growth, protect leaves from wetness.
20 seeds per package.
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