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Frogfruit

Phyla nodiflora
Frog Fruit; Frogfruit; Turkey Tangle; Kurapia
6

12 inches
1

4 feet
Southern U.S. and tropical Americas
  • Central Texas
  • Texas
  • Full Shade
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Very Low
  • Flowering
  • Rain Garden
  • Attracts Pollinators

About This Plant

Sun/part shade; semi-evergreen. Frogfruit is a low-growing, low-maintenance groundcover that spreads quickly, mixes freely with grasses and clambers over baskets and walls. The tiny flowers attract butterflies.

Frogfruit is commercially available (in California it is sold as “Kurapia sod”), but it can also be found growing in sunny natural areas. It transplants easily. Perfect for the floor of a rain garden.

Maintenance

None needed; can be mowed as needed. Tends to spread by seed; sterile cultivars have been advertised.

Features

Plant Type:
Groundcover
Size:
6-12" H, 1-4' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Shade, Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy, Thin, Well drained
Wildlife:
Bees, Butterflies, Butterfly Larvae, Pollinators
Flower Color:
White
Bloom Time:
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:

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