Buck Bay vygie

Buck Bay vygie

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis

Scientific name

This bright, ground-hugging little annual forms patches of brilliant, almost iridescent colour in spring. They vary in colour from white to pink and shades of orange and yellow. Flowering is from August to mid October. The fruits are dry, soft and have 5 valves that open when it is wet to distribute the seeds.

References and further reading

PlantZAfrica profile »

Wikipedia page »

Image credit: Paul Hoekman
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This table below shows how many plants we are trying to obtain for this species.

Site Area Quantity
Site #59 Rosebank 200
Total 200

Important characteristics

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

Suitable for sandy soil

It provides food for:


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