Melampodium leucanthumItem #5853 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 11
This rugged, heat and drought tolerant perennial is a superb choice for wildflower or perennial beds. In summer, white, honey-scented daisies with yellow centers cover mounds of grey foliage. Thrives in lean, well-drained soils. Herbaceous.
- DetailPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow grower to 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.Foliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:White flowers from early spring to fall.Flower color:WhiteFlower attributesLong Bloom Season
- CareCare InformationProvide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, take care not to overwater. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Shear spent flowers to encourage prolific repeat blooming.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.