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PlantFiles: Tropical Threefold
Trixis inula

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Trixis (TRIKS-is) (Info)
Species: inula (IN-yoo-luh) (Info)

Synonym:Trixis radialis

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral htop On Jan 17, 2009, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. It grows natively in these Far South Texas counties: Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Jim Hogg, Kenedy and Willacy.

Neutral frostweed On Nov 17, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Tropical Threefold, Trixis inula, is Endemic to Texas.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Harlingen, Texas



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