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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Sphagneticola trilobata - Creeping Daisy

Scientific name: Sphagneticola trilobata

Synonyms: Complaya trilobata, Silphium trilobatum, Thelechitonia trilobata, 
Wedelia carnosa, Wedelia paludosa, Wedelia trilobata  

Common names: Creeping Daisy, Trailing Daisy, Creeping Oxeye, Goldcup, Singapore Daisy,
Wedelia, Wild Marigold, Yellow Dots, Rabbit's Paw, Water Zinnia

Chinese name: 地锦花 (di jin hua ) , 穿地龙 (chuan di long - trailing earth dragon)
Malay name: Wedelia kuning

Family: Asteraceae

Origin: West Indies, North South America
Category: Perennial creeper 
Photo Taken at: My home garden

How to grow
Light : Full sun to partial shade
Soil : Any soil condition in tropical climate
Water : Regular, prefer moist medium but can also withstand drought
Prune : To control growth or maintain shape
Propagate : Stem cuttings

Features: In tropical climates like Malaysia, it can be grown as an ornamental on soggy grounds where even pearl grass or ordinary cow grass fail to grow. Flowers continuously. It is considered a weed in Florida.

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