Limnanthes alba

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USDA Hardiness zone: Zn6a -5º to -10ºF

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White meadow foam is a prolific native hardy annual that covers the bottom of Oregon valleys in white in mid- late spring. Demure plants are actually a floral power house with tons of pure white flowers creating a foaming ivory carpet in bloom. By the heat of summer this true annual ends its life cycle but not before producing millions of seeds to renew the display for the next year. Takes all kinds of soil including compacted dry clay. No additional water is required once established. Each plant is 4″ tall by 6″ wide and they grow together to form an impenetrable layer. One planted potted plant yields hundreds of seedling. White meadow foam is a stunning native that deserves more use. Oregon native plant.

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