Xerophyllum asphodeloides
TURKEY BEARD
Melanthiaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in yellow-white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: blue-grey
 
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Xerophyllum asphodeloides
TURKEY BEARD
Melanthiaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in yellow-white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: blue-grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits cottage, mediterranean, oriental & tropical designs

Uses: accents, border, soil binding, mass planting

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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