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Week 38 – September 19, 2021

Plant Information

Little Sunshine Mecardonia

  • Little Sunshine Mecardonia - Bloom
  • Little Sunshine Mecardonia - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Little Sunshine Mecardonia - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Mecardonia hybrida

Hardiness Zone: 10a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Late Summer, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Spreading

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 14" (36cm)

Height: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Width: 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Heat-tolerant plant with bright yellow flowers spreads in landscapes or containers.

Grower Information:

  • This easy-to-produce variety flowers from Spring to Fall, making it versatile in programs all year long.
  • It is very tolerant of cool and warm conditions, and it will not cycle out of color at the point of sale.
  • It works well in 4-in. (10-cm) pots to hanging baskets, and offers great performance in the landscape.
  • Hardy to Zone 10.


Protection Information: PP24,515

(Flowering Only License)