Find out about 17 plant varieties and how to care for them in specific zones.
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- Tender perennial groundcover grown as an annual with bright yellow flowers all spring and summer
- Plant in full sun
- Plant in well-drained soil, tolerant of poor soil and drought
- Height: 16-18 inches
- Width: to 3 feet
- Hardy in USDA zones (7) 8-11:
Gardener's Note: This plant is rarely perennial in zone 7b. Occasionally an extremely protected specimen will return.
Zones 2-6: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; bring container plants indoors before frost or discard dead plants after frost.
Zone 7: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; bring container plants indoor before frost or discard dead plants after frost; plants may survive a mild winter, but this is rare.
Zone 8: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; plants may not survive winter in zone 8a, but are somewhat reliably perennial in 8b.
Zones 9-11: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch and prune in spring.
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