PlantsLudwigia→Mexican Primrose Willow (Ludwigia octovalvis)

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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: In Water
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 to 6 feet
Fruit: Dehiscent
Other: 1.5 inch long, 8-valved capsule containing numerous tiny seeds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Wildflower or weed? by greene May 26, 2016 12:01 PM 9
First time visiting this forum by TennesseeDave Sep 30, 2013 5:55 PM 15
What are they? by piksihk Oct 10, 2012 1:18 PM 4
Yellow Brazilian wildflower for id please.. by bonitin Nov 1, 2011 9:14 AM 4
Seed Box (Ludwigia alternifolia) by dave Aug 27, 2011 9:00 PM 12
Nature walks by Horntoad Sep 13, 2011 7:49 AM 74

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