Blackfoot Daisy

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Blackfoot Daisy

Melampodium leucanthum
Black-foot Daisy
6

12 inches
1

3 feet
South-central U.S. and Mexico.
  • Central Texas
  • Texas
  • Full Sun
  • Low
  • Flowering
  • Attracts Pollinators

About This Plant

Sun/part shade; deciduous. A mounding perennial with narrow, green leaves and creamy-white daisy flowers. See it all summer long around the Texas Hill Country, or use it in the garden along pathways or rocky outcrops. Blackfoot Daisy thrives in lean, gravelly soil.

Maintenance

Trim back older plants by 5 inches in early spring to encourage dense growth. Survival requires excellent drainage; only occasional water is needed for established plants.

Features

Plant Type:
Perennial
Size:
6-12" H, 1-3' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Sun
Soil Types:
Thin, Well drained
Wildlife:
Bees, Butterflies, Butterfly Larvae, Pollinators
Flower Color:
White
Bloom Time:
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:

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