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Turnera subulata, Key West Butter Cup

Turnera subulata

Key West Butter Cup
Family: Turneraceae
Origin: Central America
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Butter Cup. One of the most popular landscape plants, low growing shrub. Everblooming, attracts butterflies. The brown eye inside the white flower draws bees in to pollinate. It is one of the most stunning of flowers. Blossoms open at sunrise and close at sunset.

The plant prefers red sandy loam.

See article about this plant: Turnera - Aphrodisiac Superherb


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