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Berlandiera lyrata (Chocolate Flower)

Berlandiera lyrata
Chocolate Daisy, Chocolate Flower, Lyreleaf Greeneyes, Green-eyed Lyre Leaf

This native perennial forms a rosette of medium green, fiddle-shaped leaves. In the summer and fall, yellow daisy flowers with maroon centers are borne on slender stems above the foliage. These flowers are famous for their chocolate fragrance, which is most prominent in the early mornings. It performs well in full sun or part shade. It tends to look scraggly, and may be sheared periodically to initiate fresh growth.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 4 (-30° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 1' - 2' (ft)
Spread 1' - 2' (ft)
Spacing 1' - 2' (ft)
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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