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Turnera ulmifolia/Yellow Elder, Yellow Alder

Turnera ulmifolia / Turnera ulmifolia
New flowers opem daily
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New flowers opem daily

Many flowers produced on a plant

Rich yellow flowers last but a day

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Scientific Name: Turnera ulmifolia
Common Name: Yellow Elder, Yellow Alder
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
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Comments: A Caribbean native, this perennial is treated as an annual where not hardy. It has many yellow flowers on rounded plants that grow to 2-3 feet tall. Blooms sporadically all year long. It may be used as a ground cover, in foundations, ground beds or in containers