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Sanvitalia speciosa

Sunbini

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Features

  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourYellow, orange

Description

Sanvitalia speciosa (Sunbini). There are about 7 species of annuals and short-lived perennials. The leaves are ovate, and are produced in pairs, with small white or yellow flowers and have a dark purplish black or white centre.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Mexico

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile

Cultivation

They are fully hardy. You can plant in full sun in humus-rich well-drained soil. They are usually grown as annuals.

Propagation

Propagate by seed sown outdoors in spring or early autumn.

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