Blackfoot Daisy

 

Melampodium leucanthum

 

Asteraceae

 

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Form: Perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 1 ft high by 2 ft wide
Leaves
: Gray-green.
Flowers
: White daisy-like, all year
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Low mound
Range/Origin
: Southwest U.S., Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 2,3,10-13, 0o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Decomposed granite to well drained soil

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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