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Galphimia glabra/Golden Thryallis

Galphimia glabra / Galphimia glabra
Thryallis in full bloom in summer
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Thryallis in full bloom in summer

Typical shrub with clusters of yellow flowers

Close-up of yellow spike flowers and foliage

Flowers and foliage

Size of a mature specimen growing in the warm climate of Bermuda

Plants grown in full sunlight and sandy, well drained soil flower best.

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Scientific Name: Galphimia glabra
Common Name: Golden Thryallis
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
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: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: In zones 9-11 it is hardy and flowers most of the year. In zone 8 it survives most of the year and may be killed to the ground in winter, but returns as the days warm in spring. Further north it is treated as an annual.