FFf Eclectic Red Barn: Livingstone Daisy - MeZoo Trailing Red

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Livingstone Daisy - MeZoo Trailing Red

The Livingstone Daisy - MeZoo Trailing Red, now that is a mouth full is a sprawling to mounding daisy plant with succulent green leaves edged with white, occasionally accented with button-sized red flowers in spring.

Eclectic Red Barn: Livingstone Red Daisy
 This one is a little more pinkish in color than some of the others. 

Eclectic Red Barn: Livingstone Trailing Red Daisy

Some information about this plant:
- Livingstone daisy mezoo trailing red - also known as Dorotheanthus bellidiformis. 

- It is a glossy green succulent with cream margins that can be used as a ground cover or as a spiller plant in mixed containers and baskets.
 
- The red in its name comes from dime-sized flowers that accent the plant.

- It is tolerant of wet or dry conditions and high or low pH. In other words, anyone can grow this plant anywhere.

- This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only.

- Easy to grow
 
- Drought tolerant

- Long bloom period
Eclectic Red Barn: Livingstone Daisy - MeZoo Trailing Red
This plant is great in pots. It likes to vine over the sides.

Eclectic Red Barn: Livingstone Daisy - MeZoo Trailing Red

Eclectic Red Barn: Livingstone Daisy - MeZoo Trailing Red

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31 comments :

  1. Another gorgeous plant!

    Jenna @ http://rainonatinroof.com

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    1. Jenna,
      Thanks for that lovely comment.
      Have a great weekend.
      Bev

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  2. Very pretty! Love the succulents. Have a great wknd!

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    1. These succulents are so pretty. I have a few succulents, but these are my favorite. Thanks for commenting and stopping by.
      Have a great weekend,
      Bev

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    2. Thanks for commenting and stopping by.
      Have a nice weekend,
      Bev

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  3. Thank you for sharing at our party Bev, it's such a pleasure to learn about another wonder of Nature. Have a beautiful weekend, we hope to see you again next week. :)

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    1. Glad I found your party. Thanks for commenting and stopping by. I forward to linking up next time.
      Have a great weekend,
      Bev

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  4. Beautiful flower, transmitted delicacy and sweetness.

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    1. Leovi,
      Thanks so much for the lovely comment.
      Have a great weekend,
      Bev

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  5. Delicate and charming to creepy shows a flower to your visitors.
    Kind regards, Luiserl

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    1. It is a little creepy but delicate. Thanks for your kind comment.
      Have a great weekend,
      Bev

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  6. I love this little flower, it's so determined to bloom here in New Zealand.

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    1. That is so cool that you have the same plant in New Zealand. We forget sometimes that other climates are similar to ours. I hope to get to New Zealand someday.
      Have a nice weekend,
      Bev

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  7. Beautiful plant. The leaves are very decorative.

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    1. Gunilla,
      Thanks so much for commenting. It is such a maintenance free plant.
      Hope you are having a great weekend,
      Bev

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  8. thanx for your beautiful weekend flowers! :)

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    1. Tina,
      Thanks for hosting such a special weekend party. Flowers are so beautiful and everyone has such special ones.
      Have a great weekend,
      Bev

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    1. Hi Jaime,
      Thanks for commenting and stopping by. Hope you are having a great weekend,
      Bev

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  10. Lovely pictures of a lovely plant - thank you.

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    1. It is really a cute but hardy plant. Love it with all the little red blooms.
      Have a great week,
      Bev

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  11. What a lovely flower - gorgeous colour

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    1. This plant looks great even when t is not blooming. Love the leaves.
      Thanks for stopping by and commenting,
      Bev

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  12. Cool info and interesting plant♫ Just joining the Waltz party: http://lore-eleven.blogspot.com/2013/03/magic-hwy.html

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    1. It is a cool plant with those tiny flowers. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.
      Have a nice week,
      Bev

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  13. What a beautiful image, really magical.

    Thanks for linking up!

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    1. Thanks for the sweet comment and taking the time to stop by.
      Have a great day.
      Bev

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  14. I love the bright pinks, my favourite colour of all!
    xx

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    1. Hi Susanne,
      I think there is something about pink that makes you smile. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.
      Have a nice weekend,
      Bev

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  15. This plant is Aptenia cordifolia 'Variegata' The botanical name might help some of you track it down

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