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Mecardonia 'Goldflake', photo courtesy of Linda Lamb Peters
Mecardonia 'Goldflake', photo courtesy of Linda Lamb Peters

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Zone
Zones 3-24
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Mecardonia 'Goldflake'


Annuals, Flowers

Low growing, spreading, to 2–5 in. high and 12–16 in. wide. Small yellow flowers resembling nemesia bloom from late spring through frost. Makes a nice edging; pretty when sprawling over the sides of containers. May overwinter where temperatures stay above 25°F (–4°C). Heat-tolerant. Also sold as ‘Gold Dust’.

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