Common Names: Black Foot Daisy, Rock daisy, Plains blackfoot
Light: Full Sun
Color: White flowers with yellow centers.
Interest: Spring and Summer.
Texas Native: Yes this plant is Texas native.
Extra: Reseeds profusely.
Wildlife habitat: Provides food/shelter for bees, butterflies and birds.
Features: A beautiful short growing drought tolerant perennial. Long flowering of daisy like blooms.
Austin Native Landscaping: “You will love the pronounced daisy like blooms of Blackfoot daisy. It is a maintenance free Texas native plant that is disease and pest resistant and has almost non existent water needs; Perfect for any xeriscape design. We Love using Black Foot Daisy planted in masses in the front layer in our xeriscape flowerbeds. Extra bonus points: Relatively long blooming time!”
Family: Asteraceae (Pronounced – ass-ter-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Melampodium (Pronounced – mel-am-POH-dee-um)
Species: leucanthum (Pronounced – lew-KAN-thum)