White Buttercup Flower (Turnera subulata 'White Lights')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: White with yellow halo and brown eye.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: UGA Trial Gardens, Athens, Georgia, USADate: Summer
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2 IDs = (Sempervivum); (Turnera) by Karen53harrisgmai Jun 17, 2015 1:26 PM 9

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