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Yellow Dots
Scientific Name: Wedelia trilobata (L.) Hitchc.
Synonym:
Family: Asteraceae
Yellow Dots (Wedelia  trilobata) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12-13, 21-27
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Might be killed to the ground by the frost, and come back in the spring

Heat Tolerance: Take full sun in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade, blooms more in full sun

Origin: Mexico to South America, West Indies

Growth Habits: Perennial to 18 inches tall (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water, fast draining soils

Propagation: Division, seeds, or esily by tip cuttings


The Wedelia is an interesting ground cover for warm locations. It breaks easily and should be kept away of foot traffic.
The species name "trilobata" comes from the Latine for "3-lobed".

Cultural Practices:
This plant might need to be sheared to keep within bound. Wedelia is fairly salt resistant and grows well at the seashore.

Blooming Habits:
The Wedelia has bright yellow flowers from spring to fall.

Fruiting Habits:

Propagation:
The stems root whenever they touch the ground.


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