Plant Type: Annuals
This species of cupflower, is a shrubby tender perennial that grows in a dense spreading mound. Cup-shaped, white flowers cover the plant with bloom from early summer to fall. Finely-cut, stiff, leaves. Stems of this plant branch out to form a shrubby mass of foliage.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Tender perennial that is winter hardy to Zones 7-10. In colder zones it is grown as an annual in moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Soils should be kept uniformly moist. Best bloom occurs in cool summer climates. Flowering may slow down considerably in the heat of summer where part afternoon shade is best. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage additional bloom. If flowering significantly decreases in the heat of the summer, cut back plants to encourage later bloom.
Plant Spread12-15 in.
Plant Height12-30 in.
Soil MoistureAverage to medium water needs
Characteristics & Attributes
Has showy flowers, Container, Edging, Beds, Mixed Border, Rock Gardens, Hanging Baskets , Planter Boxes
Bloom TimeMay to frost
ExposureFull sun to part shade