Turnera (Yellow) - Plant
Description for Turnera (Yellow)
Bright yellow flowers and heavy green contrast makes for a wonderful plant as a summer filler and easy to grow. ... This plant is also known as "Yellow Alder" and "Sage Rose."Yellow Buttercups, Yellow Alder,
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Damiana,Turnera diffusa,damiane, oreganillo, the bourrique, Mexican damiana, Mexican holly, damiana de Guerrero.||yellow||September||2 to 3 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Propagate Turnera buttercup bushes from cuttings, if necessary, although you may find them unexpectedly sprouting in your sandy landscape. Turnera buttercup bushes are prolific growers and prolific sprouters, and are actually considered invasive on the island of Hawaii.
|Full Sun||well-drained soil||medium||60 to 85 degrees||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Turnera
- Turnera buttercup care is not complicated but may be time-consuming as the plant can attract whiteflies, aphids and scale.
- Turnera buttercup care includes battling these pests and pruning the shrub to keep the plant within bounds.
Typical uses of Turnera
Special features: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Culinary use: leaves
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Medicinal Uses: Turnera ulmifolia is used medicinally in the Bahamas to treat gastrointestinal problems (constipation, diarrhea), colds and flu, and circulatory problems (heart palpitations), infant care (gripe), ob/gyn issues (menstrual cramps), and dermatological issues.