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Week 4 – January 26, 2023

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, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

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)