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Hoary Blackfoot Melampodium cinereum

Phonetic Spelling
mel-am-POH-dee-um sin-ER-ee-um
Description

Hoary Blackfood it s a pernnial subshrub native to the southwest and Mexico in the daisy family.  It has cherry white flowers with yellow centers that appear from mid-winter through mid-summer.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#white flowers#long bloom time#subshrub#late spring flowers#early spring flowers#mid-summer flowers#mid-spring flowers#early summer flowers#late winter flowers#mid-winter flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#white flowers#long bloom time#subshrub#late spring flowers#early spring flowers#mid-summer flowers#mid-spring flowers#early summer flowers#late winter flowers#mid-winter flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Melampodium
    Species:
    cinereum
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Texas, Mexico
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
    Flower Shape:
    Radial
    Flower Petals:
    7 - 20 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Daisy like flowers appear from mid-winter through mid-summer.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No