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Melampodium paludosum /Melampodium

Melampodium paludosum  / Melampodium paludosum
Small daisy-like flowers covering this spreading annual
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Small daisy-like flowers covering this spreading annual

A mass of yellow flowers a strong contrast to other plants

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Scientific Name: Melampodium paludosum
Common Name: Melampodium
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, 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: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Good for bedding plant and borders. 'Million Gold', 'Derby',and 'Show Star' are improved cultivars. Once established, it can tolerate drier soils and high temperatures.