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Berlandiera pumila Lee County, TX
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Berlandiera pumila Lee County, TX

Soft Green Eye Chocolate Flower

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Item #: 8092

Zones: 7a to 9b, at least

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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If you're thinking...oh, another DYC (damn yellow composite)...you couldn't be more wrong. This splendid chocolate flower species can be found growing in sandy soils, open fields, and along forest edges from NC west to east central Texas. This particular accession hails from Lee County, Texas. Berlandiera pumila makes a tight clump of sturdy, upright, light green stems adorned with widely spaced, 3" long, wavy, light green leaves. The stems are topped from April-September with clusters of 2" yellow daisies that emit a delicious fragrance of chocolate...especially in the morning. Berlandiera pumila has proven to be the easiest of the chocolate flower species to grow in our trials.