Carpet your perennial border, entryway planting bed, or patio garden with this easy-care, long-blooming annual. Meadow foam has glossy green foliage that spreads to form a neat and tidy, weed-suppressing mat. It is the perfect backdrop for the plant's yellow-and-white daisylike flowers. The fragrant blossoms perfume the air with a scent similar to that of daffodils for months in summer. This easy-to-grow annual also thrives in pots.
Plant meadow foam in full sun or part sun and well-drained soil. For best bloom, water weekly so it receives at least an inch of moisture a week. Meadow foam reseeds.
- Limnanthes douglasii
- Part Sun,
- Under 6 inches,
- 6 to 12 inches,
- 1 to 3 feet
- To 2 feet wide
Plant meadow foam with
Employ meadow foam to add a lush look to a container of geraniums. It will spill yellow-and-white flowers over the edge of the pot.
Count on meadow foam to continue the bloom show long after iris blossoms fade. Both plants thrive in full sun and well-drained soil.
Choose a purple form of this delightful perennial to contrast the yellow flowers of meadow foam.