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Yellow Alder

Turnera ulmifolia

  • Family name: Turneraceae
  • Origin: Caribbean basin
  • Height: 2’ – 3’ Width: 2’ – 3’
  • Evergreen ground cover with stems staying close to the ground forming an open, leggy plant, yellow year-round flowers produced daily
  • Grows in part sun/part shade with those in the sun producing fuller plants, moderately drought tolerant, mildly cold tolerant, unknown salt tolerance

Yellow Alder