Blackfoot Daisy

Melampodium leucanthum

Blackfoot Daisy is a low-growing, tough-as-nails perennial with a knack for thriving in tight and difficult spaces. In the height of blooming season, Blackfoot Daisy is cloaked in long-lasting, fragrant white flowers that have sunny yellow centers. Butterflies are crazy for these cheerful blooms that remain from Flowers Flowers spring through fall. Reflected heat, blistering sun, drought and freezing temperatures pose no problems for this desert darling. Individuals are relatively short-lived, but new plants often grow from seed in garden beds. Try them in containers with good drainage, tucked into perennial borders or rock gardens, mixed in with cactus and succulents, and just about anywhere else you can think to put them!

Light Needs: This shrub loves full sun.

Watering Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.

Average Landscape Size: The Blackfoot Daisy grows 12 to 15 inches tall and spreads 1 to 2 feet wide.

Key Features: Long bloom season.

Blooms: Flowers Flowers spring through fall.

Blackfoot Daisy for sale at Harlow Gardens Tucson.