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Turnera ulmifolia

 
Turnera ulmifolia
yellow buttercup; yellow alder
Growing nicely, mid-August
Turnera ulmifolia
Just planted, early June

Common name yellow buttercup; yellow alder
Family turneraceae
Life cycle tender perennial/shrub (Z9-11)
Flowers yellow
Size 24-36"
Light sun-light shade
Cultural notes well drained soil, drought-tolerant

Two-inch yellow buttercup flowers on a rounded evergreen shrub. The serrated leaves are fragrant, and the flowers attract butterflies. Its hardiness in our Houston-area garden is questionable, but we'll see.

yellow buttercup; yellow alder

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: houston back yard

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