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Phyla Nodiflora

Botanical Name:

Phyla nodiflora

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Soil
Sand, loam, clay, caliche, limestone. Poor drainage and saline soils okay.
Heat Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Prostrate creeping herb, with slender often purplish stems 20–45 cm. long covered with fine medifixed hairs; rootstock woody., Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

0-1 ft.

Flower

Flowers mauve or pink.

Fruit

Fruit rounded obovoid, 1.2 × 1–1.2 mm., divided into 2 pyrenes.

Benefits
Ornamental

A great groundcover for full sun and part shade areas, with trailing foliage and charming, mini-verbena-like flowers. Would also do well as a pot plant.

Attracts

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Verbenaceae

Genus

Phyla

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