Use these bright cheery plants where you would use marigolds.
Seedling getting started from last years plants they take over a garden freely without doing anything here in Southeast georgia...
I have the other darker shade of yellow, but this was way lighter.
These seeds are easy to harvest. They lay atop the spent blooms in a sort of saucer left behind.
This grows so well in my backyard that I include it every spring!
A ripe seed head. Ready to harvest.
Some of the seeds removed, these are so easy. Nice and clean, no fuss!
melampodium paludosum (3 ft. tall)
Melampodium paired with pentas, mid July, west KY, USA