fiddler's spurge, Mexican fireplant
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 2-2.5 ft Width: 1 ft
Flower Color: yellow,green
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Back of a wildflower garden in a casual setting. Grown en-masse, this plant can be used as a temporary groundcover.
Considerations: Reseeds overly enthusiastically and may become weedy as the year progresses.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Native Habitats: Ruderal, disturbed hammocks.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: The author treats this as a friendly weed. Pull them if where there is something more desirable.