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Blackfoot Daisy

Melampodium leucanthum

Pronunciation: mel-am-POH-dee-um lew-KAN-thum
SKU #05853
5-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A rugged, heat and drought tolerant native - a superb choice for low-water wildflower gardens and arid xeric gardens. White, yellow-centered, honey-scented daisies cover the mound of grey-green foliage throughout an extensive bloom period, given moderate summer moisture. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water if very dry.
Blooms Early Spring to Fall
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Thrives in lean, sandy, well-drained soil; benefits from a gravel mulch. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; blooms best with periodic water but tolerates drought. Avoid excess winter moisture. Fertilizer in early spring. Lightly prune spent flowers to encourage prolific bloom.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.