Blackfoot Daisy

Melampodium leucanthum

Item 05853UT


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Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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Average Landscape Size
Slow growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Melampodium leucanthum
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Herbaceous
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Flower Attribute: Fragrant ,   Long Bloom Season ,   Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Fall
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Cottage ,   Rustic

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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