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Melampodium leucanthum (Blackfoot Daisy)

Melampodium leucanthum
Blackfoot Daisy, Rock Daisy, Plains Blackfoot, Arnica

This mounding perennial is native to the Southwest. It has narrow grey-green leaves, brittle stems, and is covered with small white daisy flowers in the warm months. Plant in full sun, well-drained soil, and be careful not to overwater. It is reported to be deer resistant.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 8" - 12" (in)
Spread 15" - 18" (in)
Spacing 12" - 24" (in)
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Heat, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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