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PlantFiles: Colorado greenthread
Thelesperma ambiguum

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Thelesperma (thel-uh-SPER-muh) (Info)
Species: ambiguum (am-BIG-yoo-um) (Info)

Synonym:Thelesperma fraternum
Synonym:Thelesperma megapotamicum var. ambiguum

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

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

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

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1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral htop On Apr 23, 2007, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. Colorado greenthread (Thelesperma ambiguum) is natively found in Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and northern Mexico. It blooms March through June.

Regional...

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

San Antonio, Texas



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