Medallion Flower (Melampodium paludosum)-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Annual

Medallion Flower
Melampodium paludosum

Melampodium 'Million Gold'
Melampodium 'Million Gold'
 
Features
Small daisy like flowers on compact rounded plants. Excellent for sunny, hot, dry sites. 
 
Culture
Full sun, well-drained soil 
 
Cultivars
  • ‘Derby’
  • ‘Golden Globe’
  • ‘Lemon Delight’
  • ‘Million Gold’
  • ‘Showstar’
 
 
Mature Height
10-14 Inches
 
Size
Medium
 
 
Annual Hardiness Type
Tender Annual
 
 
Bloom Color
Yellow
 
 
Bloom Season
June - October
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
 
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
 
 
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage


Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

None serious
 
Additional Notes
Exceptional annual for continuous flowering in heat and humidity

 

 
Related Resources
Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
U of IL - Distance Diagnosis through Digital Imaging
U of IL - Plant Clinic