Blackfoot Daisy

August 22, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Melampodium leucanthum 

Height: 6-12″
Width: 18″
Exposure: Full Sun
Performance: Tender Perennial/Annual
Bloom: White (April-November)

Melampodium leucanthum looks like daisies and smells like honey. From spring to fall cheerful little white flowers are produced abundantly. Low bushy mounds range from 6-12″ tall.
Blackfoot Daisy is a showy, drought tolerant plant, which needs well-drained soil. Deep, infrequent watering will increase blooming. Full sun is required for this plant to flourish. This short lived perennial can also be used as an annual. It also frequently reseeds.