Seed Box (Ludwigia alternifolia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 24 - 60 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 36 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Water gardens
Dried Flower

attractive blooms appear early in summer

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piksihk On October 6, 2014 Harvested
seeds available
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Plant ID by Nicxr Mar 18, 2019 6:46 PM 1
Tallahassee in a roadside ditch by Cornelle Oct 29, 2018 6:48 AM 1
Sharing the springtime blooms.... by pod Aug 31, 2018 2:00 PM 27
Tell me what this is? by piksihk Sep 6, 2014 3:10 PM 7
Yellow mystery flower/weed...any idea? by Horseshoe Aug 24, 2014 7:52 PM 20
First year flowering perennials from seeds? by CarolineScott Mar 31, 2014 4:29 PM 14
I don't think it's what I planted. by terrafirma Oct 3, 2013 10:44 AM 13
What are they? by piksihk Oct 10, 2012 1:18 PM 4

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