The breeder, Takii Seed, says this cultivar is slightly taller and more vigorous than Lemon Delight. Although perfectly suitable for growing in a container, they would also make a good knee-high patch of colour in a garden bed. The plants are full of bright, cheerful daisy-type flowers that thrive in heat and humidity.
Key facts about Casino Light Yellow melampodium
- 22 in (55 cm) tall, 20-24 in (50-60 cm) wide
- Full sun
Resists powdery mildew, doesn’t require deadheading and blooms all summer. —Rodger Tschanz, University of Guelph
No. 15 of 15 New Plants for 2012
This is one of 15 new and noteworthy plants for 2012 showcased in the Garden Making feature garden at Canada Blooms 2012.
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New plants are tested for local growing conditions in trial gardens such as at the University of Guelph.