Melampodium Plant

Scientific Name: Melampodium

Family Name: Asteraceae

Common Name: گل داؤدی,Butter daisy

A genus of blooming plants in the sunflower family is called Melampodium. These tough plants are indigenous to tropical and subtropical areas.Melampodium is a floppy, tall-growing annual that can grow to a height of two feet or more.The white flowers have yellow centers and are bigger than a dime but smaller than a nickel. They smell like honey and are highly fragrant. Blooms draw bees, butterflies, and jealous neighbors.The Melampodium plant, with its profusion of yellow flowers that resemble tiny suns, is like a ray of light in your yard. Their upbeat appearances instantly improve the atmosphere and infuse the area with warmth and excitement.

Planting And Care

Plant in full sun to partial shade, ensuring plenty of sunshine for vibrant blooms.

Allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings, avoiding overwatering to prevent root rot.

Use well-draining soil to promote healthy root development and prevent waterlogging.

Apply a balanced fertilizer during the growing season to support blooming and overall health.

Regularly remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and a tidy appearance.

Monitor for pests and treat early to maintain the health and beauty of your Melampodium.