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Wedelia trilobe Creeping daisy Wedelia Compositae

Wedelia rilobe, Creeping daisy, Wedelia


Wedelia rilobe, Creeping daisy, Wedelia

This daisy is native to the West Indies and northern South America.
It is a trailing herb with many slender, flexible stems sometimes up to 6 ft (1.8 m) long rooting at the nodes.
The leaves are elliptic to oblong, green, notched and a little fleshy.
They can be up to 4 in (10 cm) long and slightly lobed.
With its golden flowers, 1 in (25 mm) across, and sprawling habit this species makes a popular ground cover or hanging basket plant.
It also grows well under trees, provided the ground is dry.
Flowercolors :yellow
Cultivation: Wedelias prefer well-drained soil in either sun or shade.
Propagate from seed or cuttings, or by division.