LATIN NAME: GALPHIMIA GLAUCA
This small evergreen tropical shrub’s foliage is light green accompanied by exquisite yellow blooms almost all year round. Its neat, rounded growth habit reaches 6 feet tall (6 feet wide). Best performs as low hedges, foundation planting, background plant, groundcover, prevents erosion, and container plant.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 9-11
This low-maintenance tropical evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning old foliage is recommended to maintain a well-groomed appearance.