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Melampodium leucanthum

2016/8/11 14:00:10
Blackfoot daisy (Melampodium leucanthum) mel-am-POE-dee-um lew-KAN-thum Genus: Melampodium A native perennial shrub that grows to about 2 feet tall and wide and covers itself the whole season with honey-scented, white and yellow daisy flowers. The foliage is typical of the aster family. Plant en masse in a well-drained border or use in a rock garden. Blackfoot daisy can be short-lived. Noteworthy Characteristics: Honey scented, daisy-like flowers. U.S. native. Care: Needs very good drainage and full sun or a little shade. Propagation: Start from seed.

Overview

Height 1 ft. to 3 ft. Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft. Growth Habit Clumps Growth Pace Moderate Grower Light Full Sun Only Moisture Medium Moisture Maintenance Moderate Characteristics Fragrant Flowers, Native, Showy Flowers Bloom Time Early Fall, Early Summer, Late Spring, Late Summer, Summer Flower Color White, Yellow Uses Beds and Borders Style Rock Garden Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Type Perennials

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