Ornamental Peanut (Arachis glabrata)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable for forage
Edible Parts: Flowers
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Resistances: Tolerates foot traffic
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Perennial peanut

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Location: my yard (Tampa)Date: 2012-04-09Perennial peanut
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130
yellow something by gingin May 11, 2012 12:21 PM 13

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