Wedelia, Sphagneticola Trilobata - Plant

Growing Wedelia is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know how to use and care for wedelia plant, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely yellow flowers.

    What makes it special:
  • One of the best attractive flowering plant as dense ground cover.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor garden.
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1Wedelia, Sphagneticola Trilobata - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Wedelia

This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and that will be of yellow colored flower. Wedelia is a genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. It is a mat forming evergreen perennial herb with rounded stems.

Leaves are fleshy, usually 2 to 4 inches long and 1 to 5 inches wide, with irregularly toothed margins. Flowers are solitary, one inch in diameter and yellow-orange in color. New plants arise from nodes that root at the soil surface. Seed production is low and generally does not reproduce prolifically via seed. However, wedelia is able to escape from gardens to nearby areas via runners and fragmentation.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Bay Biscayne creeping-oxeye, Singapore daisy, creeping-oxeye, trailing daisy, wedelia,Sphagneticola trilobata.
Maximum Reachable Height 60-90 centimeter
Flower Colour Daisy yellow in flat shape
Bloom Time Year round
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • Morning sunlight of 3 - 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Wedelia plant.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 3 cup(approx.150ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (January-June)
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not overwater the plant specially when pot doesn't have drainage hole.
  • Avoid applying water in hot afternoon.
  • Wedelia care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 3 cup(approx.150ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Keep the plant in artificial bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural bright light with morning sunlight(3-6 hours)
    Watering Apply 3 cup(approx.150ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
    Soil Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
    Temperature 20-35 Degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month during growing season (January-June)

    Wedelia special feature

    Group or mass as garden annuals in beds and borders. Pots, containers, window boxes, hanging baskets

    Wedelia uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant mainly used in landscape as ground cover for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Wedelia is used to treat hepatitis, infections and to clear the placenta after birth
    • The plant has use in traditional medicine: crushed leaves are used as a poultice
    • Tea is given to alleviate symptoms of colds and flu; and it is used in combination with other herbs to clear the placenta after birth
    • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What kills Wedelia?

    It is difficult to kill Wedalia, it will only kill by spraying Herbicides.

    How to propagate Wedelia?

    Wedelia can be propagated through seed and cutting. Generally the success rate of propagation of Wedelia through cuttings. 1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to transplant Wedelia?

    1. Choose a slightly larger pot. If you’re repotting your plant into a new pot, choose a pot that is 1 to 2 inches larger in diameter and 1 to 2 inches deeper than the plant’s current pot. 2. Choose a pot with drainage holes. When you’re selecting a new pot, make sure it has drainage holes to allow excess water to drain. 3. Cover the drainage holes. Cover the drainage holes with something that will allow water to pass through, like paper towel or small-sized stone. 5. Put a few inches of soil in the new pot. You’ll need a base of soil under the plant so the roots have something to grow into. Don’t overfill the pot. 6. Remove the plant from its current pot without disturbing the root ball. 7. Place plant in new pot. As you place the plant into its new pot, center it by looking down on it from above and making sure it’s not closer to any one side of the pot than the others. 9. Fill the pot with soil. Once you’ve placed the plant in the new pot, you’ll want to put soil into the pot around the rootball. Don’t overfill the pot - the soil line should be about 1” below the top of the pot. 10. Water the plant. Once your plant is in its new pot and you’ve filled the pot with soil, water the plant. 

    How to plant Wedelia?

    1. To plant Wedelia in pot, choose a pot having of 5-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in the center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(January-June).

    Is Wedelia edible?

    No, Wedalia is not edible.

    How to grow Wedelia?

    Wedelia is grown by seeds and cuttings consider the following points to grow plant.  1. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.  2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.  4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (January-June). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com 

    Is Wedelia poisonous?

    Yes, Wedelia is mildly toxic if Digested.



    Reviews

    Sunday, 26 July 2020

    Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

    Satish Santhanagopal

    Wednesday, 22 July 2020

    Received in good condition. Liked them very much!

    Hemalatha K

    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

    Karthik Datt
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