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Phyla nodiflora
Phyla nodiflora
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Phyla nodiflora

Turkey Tangle Fogfruit

USDA Zone: 8-10

Plant number: 1.419.900

A ground-hugging perennial with excellent tolerance to foot-traffic, even children and dogs. Clusters of white to lavender-pink flowers appear from spring to fall. Flowers are attractive to bees; mow periodically if this is a problem. Forms a neat, dense mat of grey-green oval leaves. An idea turf substitute where hardy. Very drought tolerant once established. Reported to be deer resistant.

Further details for
Phyla nodiflora

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Ground Cover
   3-10 cm
   1-4 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.