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Mecardonia 'Goldflake' /Goldflake Mercardonia

Mecardonia 'Goldflake'  / Mecardonia 'Goldflake'
Ground cover with small yellow flowers
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Ground cover with small yellow flowers

Ground cover

A lawn of gold flake ground cover

Planting coming into flower

At peak of flower in spring

A large area of groundcover in full flower

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Scientific Name: Mecardonia 'Goldflake'
Common Name: Goldflake Mercardonia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Used as an annual in areas in which it is not hardy, however it can stand a light freeze. This selection is used as a ground cover, along borders, in window boxes, hanging baskets and in containers. Flowers are present from shortly after planting until frost. It is drought and heat tolerant.